March 28, 2020 09:00 AM EDT Asheville, North Carolina


Finely Jeweled Sevres Cup and Saucer, KPM Cup

French, late 18th/early 19th century, cup decorated with hand painted scene of courtship, 3 in.; saucer decorated with musical instruments, 1-1/2 x 5-3/4 in.; both with celestial blue ground, intricate gilt borders, enameled, and decorated with cabochon jewels, underglaze blue mark of two interlaced "L"s to bases; together with a KPM cup on three paw feet, gilt swan neck handle, gilt interior, hand painted portrait depicting George Washington wearing a badge for the order of the Cincinnati, underglaze blue sceptor mark to base, 3-3/4 in.

Provenance:Private Collection, Charlotte, North Carolina


some gilt and enamel loss, several cabochon jewels missing, cup foot with possible signs of refiring, saucer with three intentions around foot, surface dirt layer and tape residue, other minor surface wear and abrasions consistent with age and use; KPM cup with some gilt loss and discoloration, tape residue, other minor surface wear consistent with age and use

Estimate: $500 - $700
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