PROBABLY FOR THE SERVICE DES PRINCES AT THE TUILERIES PALACE
A tea set consisting of six litron cups and saucers, a covered teapot and a covered Pestum sugar bowl, with a beautiful blue ground, entirely decorated and richly gilded with a seedling of stylized florets and on the upper edge of a foliage frieze, gilt threads on the edges. Very good condition, a restoration to the spout of the Pestum teapot. (The milk jug missing.)
Sèvres Imperial Manufactory, 1811.
Our cabaret is one of these two cabarets: the first describes “cabaret fond beau bleu frise riche en or” entered at the store on July 5, 1811 (Arch MNC, Vu1, fol 115) and composed in particular of 12 litron cups, for a total price of 560 francs, delivered in June 1811 (sic) to the Grand Marechal at theTuileries Palace for the service de la Bouche, for the service of the Princes (Arch MNC, Vz2, fol. 10) ; the second describes “cabaret cabaret fond beau bleu frise riche en or” entered at the store on December 18, 1811 (Arch MNC, Vu1, fol 122) and composed in particular of 12 litron cups 4th size with pieces of Pestum form, for a total price of 560 francs, delivered on March 6, 1812 to Count Louis-Philippe de Segur, Grand Master of Ceremonies, on the occasion of the marriage of Their Majesties (Arch MNC, Vy21, fol 4 v ° and Vbb4 fol. 9).