Paris Sevres-Style Demitasse Cup & Saucer

Paris Sevres-Style Demitasse Cup & Saucer

Code: OWA3293

£235.00 Approx $292.65, €274.21
 

Stock Number: – OWA3293

Date: - Circa 1900/10

Materials: – French porcelain 

Country of Origin: – France

Description: – A simply delightful French cobalt blue-ground porcelain demitasse cup and saucer. The cup is painted with a Watteauesque scene of a young man playing a mandolin. The saucer is exquisitely painted with a lakeside scene. Each of the scenes are bordered with fine and ornate C Scrolls in raised gilding. The ornate high handle terminates with a mask.

Size & Weight: – The cup is 7.5cm tall to the tip of the high handle & 5.5cm across the rim, the deep saucer is 10.5cm across. The total weight is 90g.

Condition: – Both pieces are in excellent cabinet condition without any chips, cracks, hairlines, crazing or losses. The gilding is in good order throughout. The saucer looks to have staining to the reverse, this is original to the porcelain during the painting/gilding process and not damage. See images

Photography: - Please look at the images as they show a true status of this delightful cup and saucer. There are some light reflections seen following the photography and are not discolourations to the glaze.

History & Marks: The cup and saucer have early 20th Century faux Sevres marks.

Declaration: This cup & saucer are original hand painted & gilded French porcelain from the time period described. 

 

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