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    Sale 2037

    Important European Furniture, Ceramics, and Carpets

    21 November 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 167

    A VINCENNES CUP AND SAUCER (GOBELET CUVIER CERCEAUX ET SA SOUCOUPE) AND A SEVRES LOBED PLATE (ASSIETTE A PALMES)

    CIRCA 1755-1760, BOTH WITH INTERLACED L'S MARK, THE FIRST WITH PAINTER'S MARK PROBABLY FOR ANTOINE-LOUIS FONTELLIAU, INCISED 81 AND 3, THE SECOND WITH PAINTER'S MARK FOR JACQUES-FRANCOIS-LOUIS DE LAROCHE, INCISED X

    Price Realised  

    A VINCENNES CUP AND SAUCER (GOBELET CUVIER CERCEAUX ET SA SOUCOUPE) AND A SEVRES LOBED PLATE (ASSIETTE A PALMES)
    CIRCA 1755-1760, BOTH WITH INTERLACED L'S MARK, THE FIRST WITH PAINTER'S MARK PROBABLY FOR ANTOINE-LOUIS FONTELLIAU, INCISED 81 AND 3, THE SECOND WITH PAINTER'S MARK FOR JACQUES-FRANCOIS-LOUIS DE LAROCHE, INCISED X
    The cup and saucer painted with flower sprays among double blue-line and gilt bands, gilt dentil rims; the plate molded and enriched in beau bleu with C-shaped palm fronds along the rim
    9 5/8 in. (24.4 cm.) diameter (3)


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    Cups of this form painted with flowers are listed as having sold for 12 livres. See Tamara Préaud, ed., Porcelaines de Vincennes, Les Origines de Sèvres, Exhibition Catalogue, Paris, 1977, pp. 108-109 for a discussion of the model and an illustration of the bleu céleste example in the collection of the musée des Arts décoratifs, Paris.