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    Sale 5444

    Town & Country Perspectives - The Charles Plante Collection

    4 June 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 213

    A PARIS (SCHOELCHER) PORCELAIN BALUSTER COFFEE-POT AND COVER AND A FOOTED BOWL

    CIRCA 1800, INCISED G1 TO COFFEE-POT

    Price Realised  

    A PARIS (SCHOELCHER) PORCELAIN BALUSTER COFFEE-POT AND COVER AND A FOOTED BOWL
    Circa 1800, incised G1 to coffee-pot
    Each painted in hues of sepia and brown with simulated cameos of Roman Emperors and figureheads above titles in script, the coffee-pot with Romulus and Numa, the bowl with Nerva and Trajan, reserved on brown-ground oval medallions, within richly-gilt and tooled ribbon-tied laurel cartouches, the matt-gilt ground burnished with scrolling foliage
    The coffee-pot 10¼ in. (26 cm.) high (3)


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    See the similarly decorated sugar-bowl and cover in Régine de Plinval de Guillebon, Faïence et Porcelaine de Paris (France, 1995), p. 413, pl. 405.

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