Sèvres porcelain Jasmin cup and saucer.
With the portrait of Abbé Bossuet (1664-1743).
With a blue lapis background enhanced with gold friezes and motifs, the central-decorated cup of a polychrome portrait in medallion of Abbé Bossuet figured as a bust after the portrait of Hyacinthe Rigaud painted in 1702 (Louvre Museum).
Very good condition, a shine on the back of the saucer, possible restoration to gold from the inside of the cup (invisible).
Royal Manufactory of Sèvres, Louis XVIII period, circa 1815.
Decor mark dated 29 September 1815.
H. 7.5 x D. 16 cm.
Cup and saucer decorated by Mrs. Dalu, figurative painter in Sèvres, bought 125 francs by a Mr. Hattiwele July 23, 1818 (Vz3, 123 v °).
Archives Cité of Ceramics, Sèvres, Vj'24, 226:
- March 28, 1815: "rectified lapis blue background for a jassemin cup 1st size with golden cartel for a portrait of B (ossuet) after Rigaud (planned originally for a portrait of Louis XIV after Petitot) ".
- October 5: 1st painting of the portrait of Bossuet.
- November / December: editing of Bossuet (50 francs).
3 800 €