ANTIQUE HAND PAINTED NAPOLEONIC SEVRES CUP AND SAUCER BATTLE OF HANAU For Sale
ANTIQUE HAND PAINTED NAPOLEONIC SEVRES CUP AND SAUCER BATTLE OF HANAU: $950.00
A beautiful antique French cobalt blue Sevres cup and saucer decorated with a hand painted scene of Napoleon Bonaparte and his army defeating Karl Phillip von Wrede's Austro-Bavarian forces in 1813 at the battle of Hanau located in today's Germany. Extensive gold highlights and an ornate handle accent the painting. The cup is artist signed Guillon. The set is in pristine condition with no chips, cracks or wear. All bright areas are merely light reflections off the shiny glaze. Both pieces are marked M. Imple de Sevres, the cup is also marked Hanau. Cup size approx. 3" in diameter and 4 3/8" high to top of handle, the saucer measures approx. 5 5/8" in diameter.