Sevres Chinoiserie cup and saucer 0013
Sèvres cup and saucer (tasse litron et sa soucoupe) with Chinoiserie subjects on pink ground and ribbon painted celadon ground borders. The saucer has a celadon ground border decorated with cerise ribbons twisting around a gilded line and a celadon ground circle enclosing a nosegay of flowers on white ground in the well; a wide band portrays Chinese figures in landscapes on a pink ground. The cup is painted with a ribbon border on celadon ground over a frieze depicting Chinese figures in a landscape on a pink ground. [Slight wear to gilding in the well of the saucer and the rim of the cup.]

Height cup - 2¼" (5.7 cm.)

Diameter saucer - 4¾" (12 cm.)

Crowned crossed L mark (hard paste)
Date mark on cup – “Z” 1777

Painter’s marks – “LG” Louis-Antoine Le Grand
                             “LC” (Possibly) Liance

Height (ins.): 2¼" (5.7 cm.)      Length/Width (ins.): 4.875" (12.4 cm.)     
Origin: France     Period: Louis XVI