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Sévres Porcelain in the Collection of Her Majesty The Queen

A close examination of the Louis XVI service of Sévres Porcelain in the Royal Collection.

SÈVRES PORCELAIN FACTORY

Jatte à punch (part of the Louis XVI dinner service)

1788

RCIN 58042

Soft-paste Sèvres porcelain jatte à punch. Beau bleu ground decorated with tooled gilt foliate scrolls, floral wreaths, trails and crossed branches; three oval reserves painted with scenes from classical Greek and Roman history and mythology. The reserves depict Tancred succoured by Herminia; the two Danish Knights, Charles and Ubalde, seeking for Renaud; and Herminia under the arms of Clorinda.

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