Sale 22CN03 | Lot 1036

Sèvres Porcelain Pink and Green Ground Cup and Saucer (Gobelet Hébert et sa Soucoupe)

Catalogue: English & Continental Furniture & Decorative Arts

Lot Details

Lot 1036
Sèvres Porcelain Pink and Green Ground Cup and Saucer (Gobelet Hébert et sa Soucoupe)
Circa 1760, blue interlaced L's mark, potter's incised OO and CL
Painted with a bouquet of flowers within a green ribbon surround, reserved on a pink, gilt dentil rims. Height of cup 2 1/8 inches (5.4 cm), diameter of saucer 4 3/4 inches (12 cm).

Traditionally associated with Mme de Pompadour, the combination of pink and green ground colors was the height of fashion on Sèvres porcelain dating 1759-1761.

For a detailed discussion of pink and green-ground wares of this date, see Linda H. Roth and Clare Le Corbeiller, French Eighteenth-Century Porcelain at the Wadsworth Atheneum, The J. Pierpont Morgan Collection, 2000, cat. nos. 87-89.


C The Estate of a European Collector

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Saucer rim worn and chipped, the gilding was likely refreshed using a black lake residue that appears to come off easily.


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English & Continental Furniture & Decorative Arts

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