A Sèvres Soft-Paste Porcelain Cup & Saucer, 1758

Each piece with the factory mark in blue enclosing the date-letter E for 1758, adjacent to the painter’s mark of an anchor for Charles Buteux (active at Vincennes and Sèvres 1756-82). Each piece incised I

This is a gobelet Bouillard et soucoupe of the first size decorated with the early bleu lapis ground colour and scenes of children in rural landscapes by the important Sèvres painter Charles Buteux.

Height 6cm
Diameter 13.7cm


Private Collection, California, 2023