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    Sale 2037

    Important European Furniture, Ceramics, and Carpets

    21 November 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 189

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

    BLUE INTERLACED L'S ENCLOSING DATE LETTERS AA FOR 1778, PAINTER'S MARK FOR NOEL, THE CUP INCISED 3-1, THE SAUCER 45

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    A SEVRES FRISES RICHES CUP AND SAUCER (GOBELET 'LITRON' ET SA SOUCOUPE, 2EME GRANDEUR)
    BLUE INTERLACED L'S ENCLOSING DATE LETTERS AA FOR 1778, PAINTER'S MARK FOR NOEL, THE CUP INCISED 3-1, THE SAUCER 45
    Decorated with a wide border of gilt-edged medallions of pink roses on a blue seeded ground supported within the curve of richly-chased gilt foliate scrolls suspending purple swags and issuing berried branches, tassles suspended between the curves of the scrolls and extending through the swags, the whole against a shaped diaper-pattern ground enriched in gilt on pink lustre
    2 5/8 in. (6.7 cm.) high, the cup; 5½ in. (14 cm.) diameter, the saucer (2)


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    Guillaume Noël is recorded at Sèvres 1755-1807 as a painter specializing in the rich flowers and patterns found on the present cup and saucer.