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    Sale 1958

    The Hodroff Collection, Part II Chinese Export Porcelain From The Collection Of Leo & Doris Hodroff

    23 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 394

    A FAMILLE ROSE 'LA SERVANTE JUSTIFIEE' BOWL

    CIRCA 1755

    Price Realised  

    A FAMILLE ROSE 'LA SERVANTE JUSTIFIEE' BOWL
    CIRCA 1755
    Of fluted form, enamelled on one side with a maidservant reclining on a terrace about to be embraced by a gentleman, the other side with seated lovers, he playing the lyre, the interior with a carp, its rim with a gilt and iron-red spearhead band
    9 3/8 in. (23.7 cm.) diameter


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    La Servante Justifiée, a semi-scandalous fable of the Conte de Fontaine, was painted by both Lancret and Fragonard. The seated lovers are seen in a dish from the Damon collection illustrated by Hervouët, op. cit., p. 192.

    Provenance

    with The Chinese Porcelain Company
    J. Louis Binder Collection