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    Sale 12975

    Noble & Private Collections Part I

    2 November 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 31

    A GROUP OF VINCENNES AND SEVRES 'BLEU LAPIS' TEAWARES

    CIRCA 1754-60, BLUE INTERLACED L MARKS ENCLOSING DATE LETTERS B, C AND H, PAINTER'S DOT AND F MARKS, THE HOT-WATER JUG WITH PAINTER'S MARK FOR ALONCLE

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    A GROUP OF VINCENNES AND SEVRES 'BLEU LAPIS' TEAWARES
    CIRCA 1754-60, BLUE INTERLACED L MARKS ENCLOSING DATE LETTERS B, C AND H, PAINTER'S DOT AND F MARKS, THE HOT-WATER JUG WITH PAINTER'S MARK FOR ALONCLE
    Painted with birds in gilt cartouches, comprising:
    A Vincennes small teacup and a saucer, blue interlaced L mark and date lettter B
    A hot-water jug and cover, blue interlaced L mark, date letter B and painter's two dot mark and script F
    A sugar-bowl and cover, blue interlaced L marks, painter's two dot mark and incised 3
    A Vincennes small coffee-cup, blue interlaced L marks, the saucer with date letter C, painter's V and dots, the cup with & mark and various incised marks
    A Sèvres baluster milk-jug, blue interlaced L mark, date letter H, painter's script N for Aloncle

    The hot-water jug 4 ½ in. (11.5 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    The Property of a Gentleman, Christie's, London, 11 April 1988, lots 18 and 21.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A SWISS PRIVATE COLLECTION