Gobelet à lait de Chopine
Vincennes Porcelain Manufactory (1738-1756)
Cup, a Vincennes two-handled cup (with cover and stand), gobelet à lait de Chopine, deuxième grandeur, with a bleu lapis ground, the early mottled uneven blue, with s reserves of gilt birds on the wing within elaborate garlands of leaves and flowers, marked with interlaced l’s enclosing the date letter ‘A’ for 1754 on the cup, but outside on the saucer, both in blue enamel.
Collection of Sir Jacob Astley, 6th Baronet Astley (1797-1859) of Seaton Delaval, Northumberland (NT) and Melton Constable, Norfolk, Purchased by Ralph Dutton at Christie’s, London, The Property of a Lady, October 28, 1963, Lot 148, ‘A Vincennes, two-handled cup, cover and stand, … interlaced L mark and A for 1753’ From the collection of Lord Hastings. (fol. 197).
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Vincennes Porcelain Manufactory (1738-1756), maker previously catalogued as by Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory (established 1756), maker