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    Sale 7549

    British and Continental Ceramics and Glass

    18 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 105

    A SEVRES WHITE BISCUIT FIGURE OF 'MADAME ROYALE' OR 'ENFANT AUX COUSSINS'

    EARLY 19TH CENTURY, IMPRESSED SEVRES MARK TO BACK OF PLINTH BASE

    Price Realised  

    A SEVRES WHITE BISCUIT FIGURE OF 'MADAME ROYALE' OR 'ENFANT AUX COUSSINS'
    EARLY 19TH CENTURY, IMPRESSED SEVRES MARK TO BACK OF PLINTH BASE
    Modelled after Boizot from an original by Clodion as a naked infant playing with her toes and holding a fruiting oak branch, seated on drapery and cushions with tassels at the corners, on a rectangular plinth base (chipping to corners of base)
    9¼ in. (23.5 cm.) high


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    A similar example is illustrated by Émile Bourgeois and Georges Lechevallier-Chevignard, Le Biscuit de Sèvres (n.d.), Vol. I, pl. 24, no. 394.

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    Provenance

    The Hon. Mrs Nellie Ionides, sale Sotheby's, 11th February 1964, lot 93.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF ROAMA SPEARS