"Jb Porcelain Dessert Service"Dessert service in hard porcelain by JB Locré, late eighteenth century. Eleven plates in grisaille, all different, with a compotier to the model. The decor is "in the flower basket" and the wing of the pieces is decorated with palmettes and rhombuses. Nine pieces are signed blue swords and one has the Russinger stamp and finally two are unmarked. The House Locré was founded by Jean-Baptiste Locré, without any help, or protector, street of the Fountain to the King in 1773. Under the name of manufactory of Courtille, it will compete the manufacture of Sèvres by the grace and the delicacy of its creations in hard paste that will delight the favorite of Louis XV, Madame du Barry, or the Marquis de La Fayette; He enlisted the help of Laurent Russinger, a defector from Saxony. In 1787, he became responsible for the company. The Revolution will sound the death knell of the manufacture of Courtille which will be extinguished under the Restoration. The pieces are identified by two crossed arrows of blue color.