A French 18th Century Soft-Paste Sèvres Porcelain Cup and Saucer, 1775

This soft-paste porcelain cup and saucer (gobelet Bouillard et soucoupe) of the first size, has a white ground with alternating large and small rosettes of red sunbursts and gilding on blue ground – known as frises riches in the factory’s archives.

Factory marks in blue with the date-letter x for 1775 and the painter’s mark.

Height of Cup 5.9cm
Diameter of Saucer 13cm


Private Collection, New York, 2021