Mug and its under cup in hard paste porcelain of MARSEILLE. Cup of form litron with handle in ring being registered in a volute and saucer with flared wing. Polychrome decoration of landscapes animated by two scenes of kind with gallant character, one arranged at the circumference of the cup, the other in the bottom of the saucer. Scalloped braids and gold lines on the edge of the cup and the saucer, fleurons, nets and pearl falls on the handle.
Period : Second half of the 18th century (after 1769).
Workshop Gaspard ROBERT (marked R in blue on the back of the bottom of the cup and the saucer).
Perfect condition, all the gilding in very good condition, no restoration.
Dimensions: Cup: Diameter 5.7cm - Height: 5.7cm.
Saucer: Diameter: 11cm - Height: 2.5cm.
A similar piece in shape and style in the collection of Mrs. and Mr. JOURDAN BARRY, document: "Provençal earthenware and Ottoman ceramics".
Exhibition November 25, 2006, March 18, 2007, center of the old Charity MARSEILLE
Museums of MARSEILLE & Editions A. Barthélémy, AVIGNON, page : 212
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