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    Sale 2172

    Important European Furniture, Works of Art, Ceramics, Tapestries and Oriental Carpets

    9 June 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 95

    A SEVRES BLEU CELESTE CUP AND SAUCER (GOBELET 'LITRON' ET SA SOUCOUPE, 2EME GRANDEUR)

    BLUE INTERLACED L'S ENCLOSING DATE LETTERS II FOR 1786, THE CUP INCISED 41, THE SAUCER INCISED 44, PAINTER'S MARK FOR MEREAUD

    Price Realised  

    This lot is offered without a reserve

    A SEVRES BLEU CELESTE CUP AND SAUCER (GOBELET 'LITRON' ET SA SOUCOUPE, 2EME GRANDEUR)
    BLUE INTERLACED L'S ENCLOSING DATE LETTERS ii FOR 1786, THE CUP INCISED 41, THE SAUCER INCISED 44, PAINTER'S MARK FOR MEREAUD
    Painted with paterae within a key pattern band and reserved on a bleu céleste ground
    2 5/8 in. (6.7 cm) high, the cup; 5 in. (13.3 cm) diameter, the saucer (2)


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    Pierre-Antoine Méreaud l'aîné is recorded at Vincennes and Sèvres as a flower painter and gilder (1754-1791).

    Special Notice

    This lot is offered without reserve.


    Provenance

    William H. Plummer & Co., Ltd., New York.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from a Mid-Atlantic Collection (Lot 95)