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    Sale 1987

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

    20 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 158

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

    BLUE INTERLACED L'S ENCLOSING DATE LETTER F FOR 1758-1759, PAINTER'S ..WITHIN THE LOWER V OF THE CARTOUCHE AND .. TO THE FOOTRIM, INCISED T TO CUP, 3 TO SAUCER

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A SEVRES BLEU LAPIS CUP AND SAUCER (GOBELET 'CALABRE' ET SA SOUCOUPE, 2EME GRANDEUR)
    Blue interlaced L's enclosing date letter F for 1758-1759, painter's ..within the lower V of the cartouche and .. to the footrim, incised T to cup, 3 to saucer
    Each painted in colors with two birds in flight reserved on the mottled dark blue ground within a gilt ciselé cartouche of trailing vines, gilt dentil rims
    2 3/8 in. (6.2cm.) high, the cup; 5 3/8 in. (13.7 cm.) diameter, the saucer (2)


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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, London, 1945.
    The Estate of Arthur L. Jones, Hamilton, Ontario.
    With Harvey Sobel Antiques, Hamilton, Ontario, 10 September 1987.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF CANADIAN COLLECTORS