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    Sale 1987

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

    20 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 155

    A SEVRES 'FEUILLE-DE-CHOUX' PLATE

    BLUE INTERLACED L'S ENCLOSING DATE LETTER I FOR 1761-1762, PAINTER'S MARK FOR VIELLARD, INCISED CT

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    A SEVRES 'FEUILLE-DE-CHOUX' PLATE
    Blue interlaced L's enclosing date letter I for 1761-1762, painter's mark for Viellard, incised CT
    The center painted in bright colors in the style of François Boucher with a young boy and girl fishing, the border with three vines of fruit and flowers, each within a blue feuille-de-choux panel, the alternate portions of the rim similarly enriched in gilt
    10 in. (26 cm.) diameter


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    Active at Vincennes and Sèvres for over forty-eight years, André-Vincent Viellard père is recorded as a painter whose broad range included figures, landscapes, trophies, patterns and flowers.

    See Antoinette Faÿ-Hallé and Tamara Préaud, Porcelaines de Vincennes, Les Origines de Sèvres, Exhibition Catalogue, Grand Palais, 14 October 1977-16 January 1978, p. 27, cat. no. 13 for a similar plate marked with date letter D for 1756-1757 in the collection of Le musée des Arts décoratifs, Paris.

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    This lot is offered without reserve.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF LEO & DORIS HODROFF