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    Sale 7731

    Centuries of Style: Silver, European Ceramics, Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    2 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 46

    A ROUEN FAIENCE BLUE AND WHITE CHARGER

    EARLY 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A ROUEN FAIENCE BLUE AND WHITE CHARGER
    EARLY 18TH CENTURY
    The centre painted with four exotic animals grazing before hills, within a broad border of lappets enclosing foliate scrolls and flowerheads, the rim with a blue-ground border reserved with pairs of putti perched on foliate scrolls, the footrim pierced for suspension (restored section to rim, two hairline cracks and restored glaze flake, chipping to footrim)
    20 1/8 in. (51.1 cm.) diam.


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