Antoine Capelle is recorded as a gilder and painter of flowers, patterns, ground colors and feathering from 1745-87 and 1790. Étienne-Henry Le Guay l’aîné is recorded at the manufactory initially as a painter of friezes, but then more frequently as a gilder from 1748-49 and 1751-96.
For a discussion of the technique of jewelling, in vogue for a very short time, partly due to the time and expense involved and the inherently fragile nature of the applied bosses, see R. Savill, The Wallace Collection Catalogue of Sèvres Porcelain, London, 1988,vol.III, pp. 972-973; also A. Sassoon, Vincennes and Sèvres Porcelain - J.Paul Getty Museum Collection, Malibu, 1991, pp. 119-125.