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A SEVRES (HARD PASTE) TWO-HANDLED CUP AND STAND (COUPE 'HEMISPHERIQUE A BOUILLON')
A SEVRES (HARD PASTE) TWO-HANDLED CUP AND STAND (COUPE 'HEMISPHERIQUE A BOUILLON')

CIRCA 1810, THE CUP WITH INCISED DL, H AND JZ, THE STAND INCISED DC AND 73.12

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A SEVRES (HARD PASTE) TWO-HANDLED CUP AND STAND (COUPE 'HEMISPHERIQUE A BOUILLON')
CIRCA 1810, THE CUP WITH INCISED DL, H AND JZ, THE STAND INCISED DC AND 73.12

Painted with lozenge-shaped panels in iron-red, claret and brown with alternating motifs including peacocks, shields, military trophies, flaming torches, paterae and caduceus, reserved on a buff-coloured ground painted with interlinked purple and blue flowers and scrolls flanked by triangular panels of anthemion, the cup with on a spreading foot gilt with gadroons on a green ground, within gilt line rims (minor wear to gilding)

8 7/8 in. (22.3 cm.) wide

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Tamara Préaud notes that the 'coupe à bouillon et sa soucoupe' first appears in drawings in the Sèvres archives in 1803, see The Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory, Alexandre Brongniart and the Triumph of Art and Industry, 1800-1847, Exhibition Catalogue, The Bard Graduate Centre, New York, 1997, p. 175, no. 10.

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