FROM A CIPHER PORCELAIN SERVICE
Four white ground porcelain plates, with gilt rims, ornate at the center with the Royal cipher of the Kings Louis XVI and Louis XVIII brother, the gilt CP under the crown of “Prince du Sang” with stylized fleurs-de-lys. Gilt ciphers slightly worn.
Duban factory, Paris, beginning of the XIXth century (before 1824).
Diameter: 23, 5 cm.
Charles-Philippe, comte d’Artois, future King Charles X (1824-1830). From one of his porcelain services, probably for members of his House.
The Duban manufactory was built by Louis-Picard Duban, established rue Coquillière (now Hérold), and was owned then by his son Louis-François Duban, who died in 1824. The factory closed in 1827.