• Centuries of Style: Silver, Eu auction at Christies

    Sale 7800

    Centuries of Style: Silver, European Ceramics, Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    17 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 151

    A SEVRES GREEN-GROUND POT-POURRI VASE AND COVER (VASE 'POT POURRI FEUILLES DE MIRTE', DEUXIEME GRANDEUR)

    1769, BLUE INTERLACED LS MARK ENCLOSING DATE LETTER Q, PAINTER'S M MARK FOR JEAN-LOUIS MORIN, INCISED C.D MARK

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    A SEVRES GREEN-GROUND POT-POURRI VASE AND COVER (VASE 'POT POURRI FEUILLES DE MIRTE', DEUXIEME GRANDEUR)
    1769, BLUE INTERLACED LS MARK ENCLOSING DATE LETTER Q, PAINTER'S M MARK FOR JEAN-LOUIS MORIN, INCISED C.D MARK
    Of inverted pear-shape, the domed cover pierced with spiral panels of husks and encrusted with colourful flowers above pierced foliate scroll handles, the shoulder and neck pierced with palmettes and leaf ornament, painted with harbour scenes within shaped oval gilt bands enclosed by a foliate garland, reserved on a ground gilt with l'oeil de perdrix ornament, on a domed foot within gilt line rims (slight chipping to encrusted flowers, minute chip to stepped foot and handles, slight flaking to gilding)
    11 7/8 in. (30.3 cm.) high


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