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| Rare Sèvres cup and saucer with gilded Chinoiserie decoration on black ground. The conical cup with a raised handle is decorated with a frieze at the rim depicting gilded Chinese figures with their faces in platinum. Below, a vine with gold outlined polychrome flowers on a white ground. The saucer has a wide black ground rim decorated with Chinese figures in a landscape in gold with platinum details; the well with a polychrome painted vine on white ground.
Height cup – 3 1/8" (7.9 cm.)
Diameter saucer - 5" (12.7 cm.)
de Sevres (1804-1812)
|Height (ins.): 3 1/8" (7.9 cm.) Length/Width (ins.): 5" (12.7 cm.)|
|Origin: France, early 19th century Period: Empire|