An Early Vincennes Cup & Saucer, 1753-54

This gobelet à la Reine et soucoupe are decorated with dark blue (bleu lapis) ground colour. The decoration of birds in flight and the framework of trellis wound with leaves and flowers are all executed in tooled and burnished gilding which is still in bright condition.

Both pieces have charmingly un-glazed bases and each has the factory mark and date letter A for 1753-54. They are also incised 3 and 4 respectively.

Height of Cup 7.1 cm
Diameter of Saucer 10.4 cm


Sold to a collector in London, 2006



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