• 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 164

    A SEVRES YELLOW-GROUND COFFEE-CAN AND SAUCER

    1787, BLUE INTERLACED LS MARKS ENCLOSING DATE LETTER KK, PAINTER'S MARK FOR JACQUES-FRANCOIS-LOUIS DE LAROCHE, INCISED 44 TO SAUCER

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    A SEVRES YELLOW-GROUND COFFEE-CAN AND SAUCER
    1787, BLUE INTERLACED LS MARKS ENCLOSING DATE LETTER KK, PAINTER'S MARK FOR JACQUES-FRANCOIS-LOUIS DE LAROCHE, INCISED 44 TO SAUCER
    Painted with ribbon-tied bouquets of flowers within circular blue- ground cartouches gilt with beads, the pale-yellow ground decorated with puce pearl ornament, within similar blue and gilt cartouches, the borders with swags of forget-me-nots above bouquets of pink roses and branches of berried laurels, within blue line and gilt rims (minute flaking to gilding)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF THE LATE DR. KNIGHT