A Pair of Sèvres Wine Glass Coolers made for Madame du Barry, 1771

This pair of soft-paste porcelain seau à verre échancré are painted with urns and trails of flowers, gilt and blue ovolo band borders and entwined floral script and gilt initials DB.  From a dinner service made for Madame du Barry, the mistress of King Lous XV of France.

Date-letter S  for 1771; one with painter’s mark of three dots for Jean-Baptiste Tandart (active at Sèvres 1754-1800), the second example with a hole pierced where the marks may have been originally.

Height 10.5cm
Width 15.5cm
Depth 12.5cm


Price on request