Nast – Paris Porcelain Empire Cup & Saucer

Date: – Circa 1820 – iron-red printed ‘Nast A Paris’ marks to both pieces.

Materials: – Porcelain – Hard Paste

Country of Origin: – France – Paris

Condition: – Very good condition, no losses, chips, cracks or restoration. The gilding is in very good order for the age as is the painting.

Size: – The cup is 6.5cm tall &  6.5cm across the rim and the saucer is 13cm across

Stock Number: OWA2081

Description: – A Nast,  Paris Porcelain cup and saucer from the  Empire  – Restoration Period. The cup and saucer are exquisitely painted in bright polychrome enamels with a study  birds perching upon a branch.

History & Marks: – See Eileen Dawson’s, Paris Porcelain, A Catalogue of the British Museum Collection, British Museum Press 1994; Also, Régine de Plinval de Guillebon, Paris Porcelain 1770-1850; Barry & Jenkins 1972