Louis-Frangois L'Ecot, recorded at Sèvres as a painter of chinoiseries, arabesques, and butterflies and as a gilder, 1761-1764, 1772-1800.
For a tea kettle in the collection of the Musée nationale de la ceramique at Sèvres, painted by Dieu with chinoiseries on the same cafe-au-lait ground as the present cup and saucer, see Tamara Préaud and Marcelle Brunet, Sèvres, des origines ' nos jours, Paris, 1978, p. 108, plate XLIX.
For other hard paste porcelain painted with chinoiseries by L'Ecot, see Christie's New York, 17/18 November 1999, lots 267 and 21 May 2003, lots 147 and 148, also the same Novenber sale, lot 230 for a maroon ground example painted by Jean-Jacques Dieu.
See Tamara Préaud, "Sèvres, la Chine et les "chinoiseries" au XVIIIe siècle", Journal of the Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore, no. 47, 1989, pp. 39-50 for a detailed discussion of chinoiserie decoration at Sèvres and a listing of known déjeuners with such decoration. See also Rosalind Savill, The Wallace Collection, Catalogue of Sèvres Porcelain, London, 1988, vol. II, pp. 624-628.