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    Sale 1987

    Important European Furniture, Works of Art, Ceramics, Carpets, And Glass

    20 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 153

    A SEVRES BEAU BLEU DEJEUNER

    CIRCA 1780, INTERLACED L'S MARK, PAINTER'S MARK FOR PIERRE LE JEUNE AND GILDER'S MARK FOR CHAUVAUX TO MOST PIECES, VARIOUS INCISED MARKS

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    A SEVRES BEAU BLEU DEJEUNER
    Circa 1780, interlaced L's mark, painter's mark for Pierre le jeune and gilder's mark for Chauvaux to most pieces, various incised marks
    Painted with a bouquet of pink roses and blue cornflowers tied with variously colored ribbons and reserved on the blue ground within a gilt cisele band below another of gilt Vitruvian scrolls issuing flower garlands, a gilt laurel vine below, comprising:
    A shaped circular footed stand (soucoupe à pied), 9 1/8 in. (23.2 cm.)
    A teapot and cover (théieère 'Calabre' et sa couvercle,5 eme group), 4 1/8 in. (10.4 cm.) high, overall
    A footed cream-jug (pot à lait 'à trois pieds', 2eme grandeur), 4¼ in. (10.8 cm.) high
    A sugar-bowl and cover (pot à sucre 'Bouret' et sa couvercle, 2eme grandeur), 3 7/8 in. (9.9 cm.) high (8)


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    The painter's mark is that either of Jean-Jacques Pierre le jeune, recorded at Sèvres as a flower painter 1763 -1800, or of his wife Mme Anne-Victoire Pierre, daughter of the bird painter Armand l'aîné and recorded as a flower painter 1777-1784 and again in 1794.

    Michel-Barnabé Chauvaux l'aîné is recorded at both Vincennes and Sèvres as a gilder 1752-1788.

    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF LEO & DORIS HODROFF (LOTS 153-155)