SÈVRES DÉJEUNER COURTEILLE

Code: 5998


POA

1783

Marks: interlaced Ls enclosing date letter ff, painter's mark for Jacques-François-Louis de Laroche (flowers, ground colors and patterns, 1758-1802),  painter and gilder's mark for Jean-Pierre Boulanger (op. 1754-85)

Comprising a tray (plateau Courteille), 
a teapot (théière Calabre), 
a sugar box (pot à sucre Bouret, 2nd size) 
and four cups and saucers (gobelet litron et soucoupe)

This set with its unusual violet ground is listed in both the painters’ and kiln records of the Sèvres factory on 8 April and 29 July1783 respectively: “1 Déjeuner Courteil de sept pieces, frize riche et fond violet” (Vj2, f.132v; and VI2, f.64). 

SÈVRES DÉJEUNER COURTEILLE