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    Sale 7554

    European Ceramics and Glass Including the Property of a Collector

    31 March 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 242

    A PARIS LARGE PORTRAIT COFFEE-CAN AND SAUCER

    CIRCA 1805, INCISED U MARK TO CUP

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    A PARIS LARGE PORTRAIT COFFEE-CAN AND SAUCER
    CIRCA 1805, INCISED U MARK TO CUP
    Painted with a portrait of a lady, quarter-length, wearing a bonnet tied with a blue and red spotted ribbon and a lace empire-line dress, against a mottled brown background with a Sgraffito inscription P· LeGros 1805 within a gilt oval band reserved on a simulated marble ground in shades of brown, below a matt-gilt band burnished with stars, the interior richly gilt, the saucer gilt with a monogram LH (?) on similar marbled ground (saucer with faint stained hairline crack, star-crack, minor wear to gilding)


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