Lot 107

A Sevres porcelain pink and green ground chocolate cup and trembleuse saucer (Gobelet et Soucoupe enforce)

Description:

A Sevres porcelain pink and green ground chocolate cup and trembleuse saucer (Gobelet et Soucoupe enforce). Possibly 18th century. The cup of tapering conical form, the white interlaced foliate double loop handle enriched with gilding, the body reserved with a flattened oval panel painted depicting exotic birds in landscapes within gilt edged green ground bands. The border of the trembleuse cup is similarly decorated with two panels also depicting exotic birds within bands of gilding to the interior and exterior edge. The cup bears blue underglazed, interlaced L marks with initilas R Y(?) beneath. The saucer has later added blue overglaze, interlaced L marks with initials beneath. Cup: 3.5 in (8.9 cm) height, 3.5 in (8.8 cm) diameter. Trembleuse saucer: 6 in (15.2 cm) diameter. (2)

Auction Date: September 2012

Estimate:

£800 - £1200

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