Stockspring Antiques- Madame de Pompadour bought three similar versions of this Sèvres Milk Cup and Saucer! A Sèvres milk cup and saucer, Gobelet à lait à la Reine with a socketed saucer, enforcé. Marks: crossed L's and ee for 1782, painter's mark X for Micaud père. The first examples of this form appear in the factory sales records in 1762, when Mme de Pompadour bought three. The Royal family and the Court were the main acuqirers of these, buying over fifty in the succeeding years.