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    Sale 7549

    British and Continental Ceramics and Glass

    18 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 95

    A TOURNAI DARK-BLUE-GROUND TWO-HANDLED ECUELLE, A COVER AND A PLATE

    CIRCA 1765, GILT TOWER MARKS TO ECUELLE AND PLATE, BLUE I MARK TO ECUELLE AND 2 TO COVER

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    A TOURNAI DARK-BLUE-GROUND TWO-HANDLED ECUELLE, A COVER AND A PLATE
    CIRCA 1765, GILT TOWER MARKS TO ECUELLE AND PLATE, BLUE I MARK TO ECUELLE AND 2 TO COVER
    The circular écuelle with foliage scroll handles enriched in gilding, the shaped cover with an entwined scroll finial, painted in the manner of Henri-Joseph Duvivier with harbour scenes and river landscapes within shaped cartouches edged with gilt scrolls, trellis and flower-sprays, gilt line rims (slight chip to one lobe on rim of cover, some slight crazing to reserves on cover and one side of écuelle, blemish below one handle of écuelle, minor scratching to plate)
    The plate 9 5/8 in. (24.5 cm.) wide (3)


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    For a similar écuelle and a plate in the Musée Royaux d'art et d'histoire, Bruxelles, see A.M. Mariën-Dugardin, Porcelaines de Tournai Catalogue (Brussels, 1971), pp. 136-138, nos. SY.216 A-B and SY.214, figs. 85A-c and 86.

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