• Centuries of Style: Silver, Eu auction at Christies

    Sale 7800

    Centuries of Style: Silver, European Ceramics, Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    17 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 75

    CIRCLE OF ANNE VALLAYER-COSTER, CIRCA 1790

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    CIRCLE OF ANNE VALLAYER-COSTER, CIRCA 1790
    A still life of flowers in a vase on a stone ledge with roses, daffodils, lupins and grapes
    signed with initials 'L.V.' (lower right)
    fixé-sous-verre
    3 1/16 in. (77 mm.) diam., gilt-metal mount within square wood frame by Valette, Paris


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    Literature

    N. Lemoine-Bouchard, Les Peintres en miniature actifs en France 1650-1850, Paris, 2008, illustrated in colour, p. 17 (as by Anne Vallayer-Coster).