Nast – Paris Porcelain Empire Cup & Saucer
Date: – Circa 1820 – iron-red printed ‘Nast A Paris’ marks to both pieces.
Materials: – Porcelain – Hard Paste
Country of Origin: – France – Paris
Condition: – Very good condition, no losses, chips, cracks or restoration. The gilding is in very good order for the age as is the painting.
Size: – The cup is 6.5cm tall & 6.5cm across the rim and the saucer is 13cm across
Stock Number: OWA2081
Description: – A Nast, Paris Porcelain cup and saucer from the Empire – Restoration Period. The cup and saucer are exquisitely painted in bright polychrome enamels with a study birds perching upon a branch.
History & Marks: – See Eileen Dawson’s, Paris Porcelain, A Catalogue of the British Museum Collection, British Museum Press 1994; Also, Régine de Plinval de Guillebon, Paris Porcelain 1770-1850; Barry & Jenkins 1972