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    Sale 5444

    Town & Country Perspectives - The Charles Plante Collection

    4 June 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 66

    A PARIS (P.L. DAGOTY) PART COFFEE-SERVICE

    CIRCA 1805-10, IRON-RED DAGOTY À PARIS MARKS

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    A PARIS (P.L. DAGOTY) PART COFFEE-SERVICE
    CIRCA 1805-10, IRON-RED DAGOTY À PARIS MARKS
    Painted with Etruscan figures and trophies in shades of iron-red and enriched in gilding, with gilt bands of ivy and stylised leaves, comprising:
    A baluster coffee-pot and cover
    A tapering oviform sugar-bowl and domed cover
    An oviform milk-jug
    A large footed bowl
    Five coffee-cups and saucers


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    See Régine de Plinval de Guillebon, Dagoty à Paris, Malmaison, Paris 2006 Exhibition Catalogue, cat no. 69 for a similar service and the same author, Porcelain of Paris 1770-1850 (New York, 1972), fig. 124 and dust jacket for a similar service in the collection of the Musée de l'Ariana, Geneva.

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    Provenance

    Christie's New York, 26 October 1995, lot 93.