Plate of ice cups on pedestal of round shape polylobé in Soft-paste porcelain, polychrome central decoration of a country bouquet located in a round reserve with wide lavender blue strip decorated with a series of lyres stylized gold, surrounded by two golden threads. The same decoration on the edge decorated with large rustic bouquets.
Very good condition no restoration
Diameter 22,5 cm Height 3,5 cm
Sèvres 18th century circa 1787, decorator Marie Jeanne Barbe BUTEUX worked at the Sèvres factory from 1778 to 1816
Plateau having probably been part of the service commissioned by the Princess of Lamballe (Princess of Lamballe) Princess of the House of Savoy born in Turin September 8, 1749 died in Paris on September 3, 1792. Wife Louis Alexandre de Bourbon (the great grandson of Louis XIV and Madame de Montespan) Daughter of Louis Victor of Savoy Carignan and Christine-Henriette of Hesse Rheinfeld Rothenberg (Dynasty of the House of Savoy Carignan and the House of Bourbon)
A confidante and friend of Queen Marie Antoinette, she was appointed by the latter Superintendent of the Queen's House.
A plate of this service is preserved in the collection of the Museum of Sèvres. The preparatory drawing is also preserved in the register of models of the Manufacture de Sèvres under the number 111. The decoration of this service is listed in the account book of the Princess of Lamballe. 5Archives of the Sèvres factory)
Two other services of the same decoration were delivered one to the Swiss banker Piccaluga on July 28, 1788 at the price of 18 livres the plate and the other to the Marquis of Nesle and Prince of Orange born in 1744 and died in Paris on April 4 1810.
The service of the Princess of Lamballe was most certainly commissioned for her estate of Passy bought in 1784, currently "Hotel de Lamballe" occupied by the Turkish embassy.
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