A Vincennes cup and saucer, circa 1754-55
800 - 1,200 GBP
The Property of the Marquess of Lothian
A Vincennes cup and saucer
gobelet 'Hébert' et soucoupe, of the second size, the saucer with lobed panels, painted with flower trails issuing from finely tooled gilt swags, with bleu-celéste bands at the rims, interlaced LL marks in blue, containing date letter B for 1755 to cup, A for 1754 to saucer, the cup with painter's mark fleur-de-lys for Vincent Taillandier (active as a painter of flowers and ground patterns from 1753-90), the saucer with unidentified painter's mark of three dots in triangle form
In overall good appearance and condition.
There are traces of a gilded dentil-edge at the center of the saucer, there is some wear to the gilding on the rim of the saucer and there is a large flake to the gilding on the footrim. The cup in good condition with only minute wear to the gilding of the handle.
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