A Sèvres Porcelain Cup and Saucer, 1789

A hard-paste porcelain gobelet Litron et soucoupe of the third size decorated with a blue arabesque frieze on a red background, the cup with an oval medallion with fruit and the motto “A la plus aimée”, enclosing initial R crowned with a leaf wreath. Date-letter mm for 1789, painter’s mark y for Edme-François Bouillat or his wife.


Height of Cup 6.1cm
Diameter of Saucer 12cm


Private Collection, London, 2015