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    Sale 12455

    European Furniture & Works of Art

    6 July 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 137

    A PARIS (DAGOTY) GOLD AND POWDERED PINK-GROUND TROMPE L'OEIL CABINET-CUP AND SAUCER

    CIRCA 1810-1815, THE CUP INSCRIBED IN BLACK DAGOTY À PARIS, THE SAUCER SIMILARLY STENCILLED IN IRON-RED

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    A PARIS (DAGOTY) GOLD AND POWDERED PINK-GROUND TROMPE L'OEIL CABINET-CUP AND SAUCER
    CIRCA 1810-1815, THE CUP INSCRIBED IN BLACK DAGOTY À PARIS, THE SAUCER SIMILARLY STENCILLED IN IRON-RED
    The cup modelled as a snail shell with a lizard handle and the saucer as a scallop shell, the ridges enriched in gilding, the interior of the cup and underside of the saucer burnished gold
    Saucer 5.¾ in. (14.4 cm.) wide


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    See Régine de Plinval de Guillebon, Dagoty à Paris: La manufacture de porcelaine de l'impératrice, Paris, 2006, p. 120, no. 104 for another example of a cup and saucer of the same form.

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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale; Dorotheum, Vienna, 11 April 2005, lot 155.


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