MARC SCHOELCHER OLD PARIS PORCELAIN CUP & SAUCER. F R A N C E 1 7 9 8 1 8 3 4 For your consideration an early 19.
Century Napoleonic-era cup and saucer designed by Old Paris Porcelain master, Marc Schoelcher. Very recognizable Schoelcher style to include use of black matte background, separation of gold gilt and white which accentuates design outlines, and use of gold on gold which in this case is the lower base where flowers appear etched. Cup and saucer is decorated with neoclassic hand painted gray and white alternating swans and putti, each of which rests atop pink, green and gold gilt cornucopias against a black ground.Gilt trim on the handles and rims and inside of cup. Gold and white separation in bottom of cup. Stylized high handle with a white flower decoration in the center. This particular pattern has been identified with the Marc Schoelcher mark. This cup and saucer is unmarked. A Superb Example of the FRENCH Decorative Arts! DATE 1 7 9 8. 1 8 3 4 MEASUREMENTS Cup. CONDITION Cup and saucer display in EXCELLENT condition. The handle has had a beautiful restoration (Sublime Antique Restorations, Dallas, TX).
Gold gilt on saucer is perfect but for accuracy there are four minute spots of wear on the inside decorative black border (see photo). A truly spectacular (and rare) cup and saucer! Item with packing weighs 2 pounds 14 ounces. The item "Rare MARC SCHOELCHER Old Paris Porcelain SWAN CUPID CUP SAUCER" is in sale since Saturday, June 6, 2020.This item is in the category "Antiques\Decorative Arts\Ceramics & Porcelain\Cups & Saucers". The seller is "fantastiques-for-you" and is located in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. This item can be shipped worldwide.