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    Sale 3786

    The Collection of Carroll Petrie & European Decorative Arts from the Birmingham Museum of Art, Alabama, including the Eugenia Woodward Hitt Collection

    31 March 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1338

    A PAIR OF SEVRES PORCELAIN SMALL ORANGE TUBS (CAISSES A FLEUR CARREES, 3EME GRANDEUR)

    CIRCA 1756, BLUE INTERLACED L'S WITH DOTS ABOVE AND BELOW ENCLOSING DATE LETTER C, UNIDENTIFIED PAINTER'S Y TO BOTH, INCISED CP TO ONE

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    A PAIR OF SEVRES PORCELAIN SMALL ORANGE TUBS (CAISSES A FLEUR CARREES, 3EME GRANDEUR)
    CIRCA 1756, BLUE INTERLACED L'S WITH DOTS ABOVE AND BELOW ENCLOSING DATE LETTER C, UNIDENTIFIED PAINTER'S Y TO BOTH, INCISED CP TO ONE
    Each corner with gilt finial, each panel painted with a landscape vignette
    3 ¾ in. (9.5 cm.) high


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    The mark of a lowercase 'y' to the side of the factory mark is for an unidentified landscape painter active circa 1752-1758.

    Provenance

    Acquired from Rosenberg & Stiebel, New York, in 1952.
    Eugenia Woodward Hitt Collection.