This French Le Tallec parcel-gilt blue-celeste ground porcelain soupière from the mid-20th century has an oval shape and is in the Rococo style. The piece is in the Sèvres style with an oval bombe body centring sides of Rocaille molded details above shaped cartouches.
The piece is signed and dated underneath the soupière with a dating system adopted by Le Tallec after 1941 in underglaze blue with a gilded stamp. A letter code in the upper part of the atelier signature “LK” indicates the date of production. The initials of the piece’s painter in the lower part, “FN” indicate the artist. Above handwritten in underglaze red “Dessiné et peint entièrement à la main par Le Tallec à Paris” (Drawn and painted entirely by hand by Le Tallec in Paris).
Height:38 cm, width 27 cm, depth 23 cm.