A Soft-Paste Sèvres Porcelain Sugar Bowl and Cover, 1769

This pot à sucre Hébert is of the 2nd size and has the factory mark in blue enclosing the date letter q for 1769, adjacent painter’s mark N for François-Joseph Aloncle (active at Sèvres 1758-81).

The bleu nouveau ground, the bird painting and the tooled gilding are all excellent examples of this decoration.

Height 9.2cm
Diameter 7.5cm


Private Collection, Europe, 2023