According to the factory archives, the present cups were first modelled in 1813 as part of a complete dejeuner presented to the comtesse de Beauveau on 1 January 1814.
The service was named déjeuner 'de formes variees', comprising a cup, sugar bowl, cream jug, and teapot and round tray. Because of its popularity, Sèrves continued to produce some of the individual pieces, such as the teapot and the tasse 'cobea' into the 1830s. See also Tamara Préaud, The Serves Porcelain Manufactory, New Haven and London 1997, page 201.
Designs for Elements in a Déjeuner, 1813
Courtesy of the Manufacture Nationale de Sèvres Collections