See related examples in J. Lemaire, "Les décors d'oiseaux à la manufacture de Tournai", in Exhibition catalogue, Des porcelaines et des oiseaux, Tournai, 1994, p. 154, fig. 181 and a discussion of the use of the blue crossed swords mark at Tournai, p.157, fig. 187. Other pieces from this unusual service, painted with birds and gilt in the Lyncker workshop, are in the collection of the Gemeentemuseum in The Hague. Our thanks to Constance Scholten for her help in identifying this service.