(France 1756 – )
cup 6.1 x 9.2 x 7.2 cm; saucer 3.0 x 14.2 cm diam
This form of decoration in which the ground colour is covered with gilded discs (‘mouches d’or’) seems to have been especially popular c1767, though it was also revived in the 1780s.
Richard Beresford, Eighteenth - Century European Porcelain in the Kenneth Reed collection, Sydney, 2012, 102 (colour illus.). cat.no. 133