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    Sale 12247

    The English Collector: English Furniture, Clocks and Portrait Miniatures

    17 November 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 133

    A SEVRES GILT PART TEA-SERVICE

    CIRCA 1770, BLUE INTERLACED L MARKS AND INCISED NUMERALS

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    A SEVRES GILT PART TEA-SERVICE
    CIRCA 1770, BLUE INTERLACED L MARKS AND INCISED NUMERALS
    Painted and gilt with a wide band of gilt cisel bricks between bands of gilt laurel trailing on an enamel blue seeded ground and gilt line rims, comprising:
    A TEAPOT AND COVER (THEIERE 'CALABRE' ET COUVERCLE)
    A SLOP-BOWL (JATTE HERBERT)
    A SUGAR-BOWL AND COVER (POT A SUCRE 'BOURET' ET SON COUVERCLE 1ERE GRANDEUR)
    A MILK-JUG (POT A LAIT TRIPODE)
    TWELVE TEACUPS AND TWELVE SAUCERS (GOBELET 'BOUILLARD' ET SOUCOUPE, 2EME GRANDEUR)
    The teapot - 5 ½ in. (13.4 cm.) high


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    See Sevres Porcelain from the Royal Collection, Buckingham Palace, London, 1979, no. 119 for a gobelet litron similarly decorated with gilt and non-red bricks with the gilt laurel on a turquoise seeded ground. A cup and saucer of the same pattern was also sold at Christie's New York on 17 November 1999, Lot 249.