• Hearts of Oak auction at Christies

    Sale 5982

    Hearts of Oak

    2 December 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 318

    A SEVRES YELLOW-GROUND PLATE

    1790, BLUE INTERLACED LS MARK ENCLOSING DATE LETTER NN, PAINTER'S SCRIPT L. MARK FOR DENIS LEVE, GILDER'S HP MARK FOR HENRI-MARIN PREVOST

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    A SEVRES YELLOW-GROUND PLATE
    1790, BLUE INTERLACED LS MARK ENCLOSING DATE LETTER nn, PAINTER'S SCRIPT L. MARK FOR DENIS LEVE, GILDER'S HP MARK FOR HENRI-MARIN PREVOST
    The centre with two billing doves perched on a bow and arrows, within a gilt dentil cartouche and yellow band painted with blue ovolos, the well painted with loose sprays of flowers and fruit, the border with alternate birds perched on branches and bouquets of fruits and flowers, within a similar yellow band with blue ovolos, gilt line rim
    9 3/8 in. (23.7 cm.) diameter


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