A Sèvres Cup & Saucer, 1792

This gobelet litron et soucoupe is of the 2nd size and has dark-blue (bleu nouveau) ground colour bands overlaid with trellis and scrollwork in gilding.  Similar birds and butterflies are painted between these bands to another cup and saucer currently in stock, dating from 1784 but with turquoise-blue panels.

Factory marks, the date letters oo for 1791 and the painter’s mark of a sword for Etienne Evans.

Height of Cup 6.6cm 
Diameter of Saucer 13.3cm


Private Collection, Belgium, 2017