Chest made for the dauphin, Louis Joseph, (second child of Marie Antoinette and Louis XVI) on the occasion of his birth. The interior of the chest is lined with white taffeta. The exterior has been painted in an allegorical style with mythological subjects and scenes of popular rejoicing. The figures of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette crowned by cupids have been painted on the lid.
Hand Painted Dresden Flower Porcelain Chocolate Cup & Saucer - Thieme from astimegoesby on Ruby Lane