Hard-paste porcelain 4th size litron coffee cup and its saucer, with a brown ground with red reflections on the lower part, the border with a yellow background is adorned with a frieze of polychrome daisies, gold threads on the edges.
Good condition, a hair of cooking.
Imperial Manufacture of Sèvres, 1811.
Red stamp marks and gilder marks.
H. 6 x D. 12 cm.
Restock piece from the service "Fond brun rouge frise coloriée sur fond jaune", that entered the Sèvres sales store on February 7, 1810 (Vu1, 89), and composed in particular of "12 cups and saucers litron 4th (size)" for a total cost of 291 frs. It was purchased on behalf of the Emperor Napoleon and delivered on March 13, 22 and May 2, 1810 to the Palais de Saint-Cloud for the service of the Grand Marshal Duroc, duke of Frioul. The nature of the frieze is then specified: "cabaret with red brown background, garland of daisies on a yellow background" (Vbb2, 108 v°).
Collective work, edited by C. Leprince, Napoléon Ier et Sèvres, Feu et talent, 2016, cabaret n° 77, p. 321 (unpublished).