Sèvres porcelain “litron” cup and saucer. 18th Century



Porcelain “litron” cup and saucer with polychrome floral decoration. Blue threading and gilt dental rim on borders. Gilt-enameled handle.

The “litron” cup with mark of two interlaced L’s with no dating letter
Painter’s mark pp, probably for Philippe Parpette, flowers painter and gilder active from 1773 to 1806.
Painter’s mark jd, for Julie Boitel (maiden name Dépérais), flowers painter active from 1786 to 1795.

The saucer with mark of two interlaced L’s with letters PP for 1792.
Painter’s mark mb, for Marie Jeanne Bunel, flowers painter active from 1777 to 1816.

Height of cup: 4,7 cm (1-3/4 in.) - Diameter of saucer: 10,5 cm (4 in.)

Minor chip on the cup’s interior border. Minor gilt wear.

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  • Items quantity:  2
  • Height in cm : 4 cm
  • Width in cm : 10 cm
  • Depth in cm : 10 cm
  • Expertissim Reference: 2014120681