Set comprising eight soup plates, two fruit bowls and two round dishes in hard porcelain.
Decorated on the marli with a capraire frieze in gold, the center decorated with a gold rosette.
Good condition, slight lack of gold.
Imperial Manufacture of Sèvres, 1807-1808.
Red stamp marks.
Entrée and dessert service described as "frise d'or capraire", delivered for use by the Emperor Napoleon I in his Château de Rambouillet on August 19, 1808, entered the Sèvres sales store on March 9 and May 4, 1808 (Arch. Sevres, Vu1 56, 216-1). It notably included 40 soup plates and 144 dinner plates at 9 frs each, 8 cut fruit bowls and, among other things, three pairs of round dishes (10, 11 and 13 inches). Part of the service was delivered to Martial Daru on March 17, 1808 for his personal use (Vz1, 226).
C. Le Prince (under the dir.), Napoléon Ier & Sèvres, Feu à talent, 2016, p. 270, No. 112.