(France 1756 – )
2.8 x 23.8 diam
From a service presented by Louis XVI to the Archduke Ferdinand of Austria (Marie-Antoinette’s elder brother) and his wife Maria Beatrice d’Este on their visit to Paris in 1786 under the pseudonyms of the comte and comtesse de Nellembourg.
Richard Beresford, Eighteenth - Century European Porcelain in the Kenneth Reed collection, Sydney, 2012, 106 (colour illus.). cat.no. 144