• 500 Years: Decorative Arts Eur auction at Christies

    Sale 7784

    500 Years: Decorative Arts Europe

    10 December 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 723

    A PARCEL-GILT POLYCHROME ENAMEL PLATE REPRESENTING THE MONTH OF JANUARY

    FOLLOWER OF PIERRE REYMOND, DATED 1592

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    A PARCEL-GILT POLYCHROME ENAMEL PLATE REPRESENTING THE MONTH OF JANUARY
    FOLLOWER OF PIERRE REYMOND, DATED 1592
    Monogrammed on the outer rim 'P.R.' and dated '1592'; losses, areas of the gilding enhanced; on a modern wood stand
    7 7/8 in. (20 cm.) diam.


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    This plate would originally have formed part of a set of twelve plates representing the months of the year. A grisaille example attributed to Pierre Reymond and using the same central scene is in the Louvre (see S. Baratte, Les Emaux Peints de Limoges, 2000, Paris, no. N1290, p. 222).

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    Provenance

    Sold Sotheby's London, 13th July 1978, lot 106


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A LADY
    (LOTS 722 - 724)