The socketed saucer (as distinct from the trembleuse, which is a saucer with a raised rim) was perhaps originally designed for Madame de Pompadour who, before her death in 1764, was the factory’s only recorded client for the shape.
cup 8.6 x 10.7 x 8.7; saucer 4.1 x 15.2 cm diam; combined 9.4 x 15.2 cm diam :
a - cup, 8.6 x 10.7 x 8.7 cm
b - saucer, 4.1 x 15.2 cm
On loan from Kenneth Reed
Referenced in 1 publication
Richard Beresford, Eighteenth - Century European Porcelain in the Kenneth Reed collection, Sydney, 2012, 104 (colour illus.). cat.no. 138