Hard-paste porcelain cup, of splayed shape with white ground, ornate with a polychrome frieze of six characters dressed in neo-Greek costumes, imitating Ancient mural painting on stucco, superior rim inside ornate with a gilt frieze of ancient foliages, handle and rims gilt.
Handle possibly re-gilded.
Dagoty porcelain factory, circa 1800-1810.
Marked with the red stamp “Dagoty [à] Paris” (1798-1816).
Height: 8 cm – Lenght : 13 cm.
For similar cups, see [CAT. EX. 20], fig. 48 p. 70.
The same ornamentation on a Dagoty vase on southstreetantiques.com.
The Château de Malmaison owns a tea set that belonged to the Queen Hortense with a similar greek figures ornamentation, dating 1805-1810 (inv. MM2008.23).