• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5917

    Christie's Interiors

    10 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 477

    A SEVRES (LATER DECORATED) TURQUOISE-GROUND LOZENGE-SHAPED TRAY

    THE PORCELAIN 18TH CENTURY, THE DECORATION 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A SEVRES (LATER DECORATED) TURQUOISE-GROUND LOZENGE-SHAPED TRAY
    THE PORCELAIN 18TH CENTURY, THE DECORATION 19TH CENTURY
    Painted with two exotic birds perched on a branch, within a gilt cartouche reserved on a gilt caillouté turquoise ground, the corners gilt with ribbon-tied garlands
    11¾ in. (30 cm.) wide


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    Provenance

    Sale Christie's, 30 October 1967, lot 40


    Saleroom Notice

    This lot has a revised estimate of 800-1200 GBP.


    Pre-Lot Text

    The Estate of the Late Dr Knight