• The Collection of a Lady - Mag auction at Christies

    Sale 7827

    The Collection of a Lady - Magnificent French Furniture, Savonnerie, Sèvres Porcelain, Silver and Chinese Works of Art

    10 December 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 512

    A SEVRES PINK-GROUND BOURDALOUE (POT DE CHAMBRE OVALE)

    1778, THE DECORATION POSSIBLY LATER, DARK GREY INTERLACED L'S MARK ENCLOSING DATE LETTERS AA, PAINTER'S MARK OF A CIRCLE OF DOTS FOR RAUX L'AINE, INCISED A 3 O AND 27

    Price Realised  

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    A SEVRES PINK-GROUND BOURDALOUE (POT DE CHAMBRE OVALE)
    1778, THE DECORATION POSSIBLY LATER, DARK GREY INTERLACED L'S MARK ENCLOSING DATE LETTERS AA, PAINTER'S MARK OF A CIRCLE OF DOTS FOR RAUX L'AINE, INCISED a 3 o AND 27
    Painted with fruit and flowers within elongated oval cartouches gilt with fretted bands issuing flowers, the handle with gilt husk ornament, slight wear
    9 1/8 in. (23.2 cm.) long


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    Provenance

    The Hon. Jack Michelham, sold Sotheby's London, 8 November 1966, lot 5 (£350 to the Antique Porcelain Company).
    Acquired from The Antique Porcelain Company, New York, 21 November 1966.