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Sèvres porcelain factory

Jatte à punch (part of the Louis XVI dinner service) 1788

RCIN 58042

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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.