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Vincennes bleu lapis cup and saucer (gobelet calabre et soucoupe) with rose camaïeu decoration. The cup is painted with a rose camaïeu reserve depicting Cupid unsheathing a sword while leaning against a helmet. The saucer depicts Cupid holding a floral wreath and an arrow while gazing downwards. [Gilding somewhat worn.]

Dated: “A” (1753)

Painter’s Mark: Xhrouuet, père (Philippe Secroix)

Ex Collection: Leo and Doris Hodroff Collection (2003)

Origin: France     Period: Louis XV