• 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 155

    A PAIR OF SEVRES BLEU CELESTE SHAPED-CIRCULAR STANDS

    1769, BLUE INTERLACED LS, DATE LETTER P, PAINTER'S MARKS FOR MME BOUILLAT, INCISED SCRIPT E MARKS

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF SEVRES BLEU CELESTE SHAPED-CIRCULAR STANDS
    1769, BLUE INTERLACED LS, DATE LETTER P, PAINTER'S MARKS FOR MME BOUILLAT, INCISED SCRIPT E MARKS
    Each painted with two trailing bouquets of flowers within gilt flower, foliage and palm branch kidney-shaped cartouches, the border gilt with entwined foliage within a shaped gilt dentil rim (some very slight wear to gilding)
    8 5/8 in. (22 cm.) wide (2)


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    Provenance

    Most probably acquired by James, 2nd Marquess of Abercorn (1811-1885), later created 1st Duke of Abercorn in 1868, and thence by descent.