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    Sale 7554

    European Ceramics and Glass Including the Property of a Collector

    31 March 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 255

    A SEVRES (HARD PASTE) PINK GROUND IMPERIAL PORTRAIT CUP AND SAUCER

    CIRCA 1811, RED STENCILLED M.RE N.LE DE SEVRES MARKS, INCISED DUIN TO CUP AND SAUCER, FURTHER INCISED MARKS

    Price Realised  

    A SEVRES (HARD PASTE) PINK GROUND IMPERIAL PORTRAIT CUP AND SAUCER
    CIRCA 1811, RED STENCILLED M.re N.le de Sevres MARKS, INCISED Duin TO CUP AND SAUCER, FURTHER INCISED MARKS
    The cup of bombé form with a flared rim and a gilt scroll handle, the front painted with a portrait of Napoleon I by Gerard within an oval gilt-star cartouche flanked, the ground at the sides with a grisaille trireme and a chariot between laurel borders, the interior richly gilt, the underside inscribed Peint par Gerard, d'apres Isabay. in red, the saucer with a grisaille medallion with a lion against two arrows festooned with laurel (star-crack to underside of cup, slight scratching to enamels)


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