Trembleuse Saucer, Saint-Cloud, soft paste porcelain, c.1720-40

 

This Saint-Cloud trembleuse saucer, with its gadrooned moulding and underglaze blue painted Bérainesque ornaments, mirrors the ornate Baroque gold and silver creations of artisans working in precious metals in Europe during the late Seventeenth and early Eighteenth Centuries.

Unmarked.

Provenance: With Klaber & Klaber, London; an English Private Collection.

Condition: No chips, cracks or restoration, just tiny impurities in the soft cream-coloured paste from manufacture.

Dimensions: Diameter 13 cm

Discovering the Secrets of Soft-Paste Porcelain at the Saint-Cloud Manufactory, c.1690-1766, Bertrand Rondot, Ed. (BGC / Yale, 1999).

 

   
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