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Sèvres porcelain factory

Moutardier and spoon (part of the Louis XVI dinner service) 1783-92

RCIN 58044

Green Drawing Room, Windsor Castle

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Soft-paste Sèvres porcelain moutardier and spoon. Beau bleu ground decorated with tooled gilt foliate scrolls, floral wreaths, trails and crossed branches; oval reserves painted with scenes from classical Greek and Roman history and mythology. The reserve on the moutardier depicts the nymph Salmacis and Hermaphroditus.