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    Sale 5374

    Christie's Interiors

    16 December 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 467

    A CONTINENTAL PORCELAIN PORTRAIT PLATE

    LATE 19TH CENTURY, SPURIOUS BLUE PRINTED SEVRES AND RED PRINTED CHATEAU DE VERSAILLES MARKS

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    A CONTINENTAL PORCELAIN PORTRAIT PLATE
    LATE 19TH CENTURY, SPURIOUS BLUE PRINTED SEVRES AND RED PRINTED CHATEAU DE VERSAILLES MARKS
    Painted with Madame de Pompadour holding a spray of flowers, signed Delacroix, within a simulated jewelled border, the blue ground gilt with crossed swords and fleurs-de-lis within foliate scroll cartouches, surmounted by a crown
    9 3/8 in. (23.8 cm.) across


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