9 June 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 2,750
Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 3,000
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).
This lot is offered without reserve.
William H. Plummer & Co., Ltd., New York.
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