A Sèvres Porcelain Two-Handled Cup, Cover and Saucer, 1757

A an early Sèvres porcelain Two-Handled Cup, Cover and Saucer with landscapes in monochrome pink, date letter D for 1757, painters mark of a triangle for Antoine Capelle.

The large cup was provided with a cover to keep the contents warm whilst the deep well of the saucer was intended to receive the liquid poured from the cup and back again into the cup to cool it down before drinking it.

From the exceptional collection of early soft-paste French porcelain formed by Kenneth Galliers-Pratt from the 1930s to the 1960s later at Mawley Hall, Shropshire.

Height 19cm
Diameter 13cm


Private Collection, UK, 2023