A Sèvres Porcelain Cup & Saucer, 1779

This gobelet litron et soucoupe of the third size has a white ground and decorated with brightly coloured chinoiserie flowers and insects. In the centre of the saucer sits a rodent. Crowned factory marks in puce, with date-letter BB for 1779 and painter’s mark of a triangle with marks inside for Jean- Jacques Dieu.


Private Collection, UK, 2016