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Baron James de Rothschild, vers 1867, Paris.
Collection M. Hubert de Givenchy, Paris.
Galerie J. Kugel, Paris.
Catalogue de l'Exposition Universelle de 1867 au Trocadéro, Paris.
B. Descheemaeker, Emaux de Limoges de la Renaissance provenant de la collection de M. Hubert de Givenchy, Paris, 1994, no. 6, pp. 38-40.
Post Lot Text
A CIRCULAR PARCEL-GILT POLYCHROME ENAMEL PLATE REPRESENTING THE MONTH OF OCTOBER
ATTRIBUTED TO PIERRE REYMOND, CIRCA 1570-1580
Depicting three men pouring grapes into a vat and pressing them in the foreground, with a pair of scales to the top edge and inscribed in red 'OCTOBRE.' to the bottom, with an outer border of satyrs and putti drawn in fantastical chariots, with a coat of arms of the family Chaspoux de Verneuil to the top; the reverse with a profile portrait of Octavian and inscribed in red 'AMPEREVX OCTO HVICT EXME', with a border of foliate scrolls, minor firing cracks
For a note on the 'Chaspoux de Verneuil' service, see the final paragraph of the note to lot 535.