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    Sale 7549

    British and Continental Ceramics and Glass

    18 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 100

    A SEVRES COFFEE-CUP AND SAUCER (GOBELET 'LITRON' ET SOUCOUPE, 2EME GRANDEUR)

    BLACK INTERLACED LS ENCLOSING DATE LETTER Q FOR 1769 TO THE SAUCER, PAINTER'S MARK FOR CHAPPIUS, THE CUP INCISED 16

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    A SEVRES COFFEE-CUP AND SAUCER (GOBELET 'LITRON' ET SOUCOUPE, 2EME GRANDEUR)
    BLACK INTERLACED LS ENCLOSING DATE LETTER Q FOR 1769 TO THE SAUCER, PAINTER'S MARK FOR CHAPPIUS, THE CUP INCISED 16
    Each painted with a specimen bird in a landscape within a gilt ciselé cartouche, the birds named on the undersides in black script, the cup with a Manaquin a Gorge Rouge, the saucer with L'outarde, against scale-pattern grounds outlined in puce and enriched in bleu celéste within gilt dentil rims (scratching to enamels of bird on cup, slight wear and scratching to enamels on well of saucer, some wear to gilt cartouche of saucer and gilt dentil rims, some scratching to black titles)


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    A similarly painted cup and saucer was sold in these Rooms on 3rd March 1986, lot 188, and subsequently by Christie's New York on 18th October 2002, lot 405.

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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN