For sale is a superb cup and saucer made by Louis Macé, of the city of Sevres, in the middle 19th century. Mace was one of the top Paris area makers of this period and this cup is a superb example of why! This set is in perfect condition with some very minimal wear. The two pieces bear the mark: "TO THE TOWN OF SEVRES - MACE", boulevard des Italiens, 23 and rue de Choiseul, 20.The cup is 1.77 inches (4,5 cm) tall and 3.66 inches (9,3 cm) in diameter. The saucer is 0.78 inches (2 cm) tall and 5.39 inches (13,7 cm) in diameter. Louis Aimé Césaire Macé who owned this store in Paris was a ceramic decorator located in Auteuil, 21 bis rue Boileau 15. It is known for having adapted, around 1847, the process of printing in chromolithography with porcelain and faience and Having long kept the monopoly. As early as 1855, his work was recognized, since at that year he obtained an honorable mention at the Exposition Universelle in Paris for a varied decoration of Sèvres porcelain.
A special gold and color printing process that achieves great economy. He exhibited plays at the World Exposition in London in 1862; At that date, it exports 60% of its production. At the Exposition Universelle in Paris in 1867, domiciled 45, rue Boileau 17, he obtained a silver medal for "chromolithography ceramics".The rapporteur of this event particularly appreciated on his stand, a frieze and three Persian panels. He greeted the print quality of the other pieces but found them a little too colorful. In 1878, Macé took part in the Universal Exhibition again.
Finally, at the Universal Exposition of 1889, "Mace Veuve et fils", 45, rue Boileau presents "porcelain and decorated earthenware, table services". The item "Antique 19thC Mace for Sevres Porcelain decor Ottoman Cup & Saucer Porcelain Old" is in sale since Wednesday, November 8, 2017. This item is in the category "Antiques\Decorative Arts\Ceramics & Porcelain\Cups & Saucers". The seller is "stephantix" and is located in Vénissieux.
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