• Centuries of Style: Silver, Eu auction at Christies

    Sale 7800

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

    17 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 162

    A SEVRES BEAU BLEU MILK-JUG (POT A LAIT A TROIS PIEDS, 2EME GRANDEUR)

    CIRCA 1775, BLUE INTERLACED LS MARK, PAINTER'S SCRIPT B MARK FOR JEAN-PIERRE BOULANGER

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    A SEVRES BEAU BLEU MILK-JUG (POT A LAIT A TROIS PIEDS, 2EME GRANDEUR)
    CIRCA 1775, BLUE INTERLACED LS MARK, PAINTER'S SCRIPT B MARK FOR JEAN-PIERRE BOULANGER
    With a branch-moulded handle and three feet, painted with specimen studies of flowering pink and yellow poppies and purple and yellow primroses within a shaped oval gilt tooled cartouche, the richly-gilt border with scrolling foliage, flowering branches and diaper-pattern below gilt dentil rim
    10 in. (25.4 cm.) high


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF THE LATE DR. KNIGHT