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Christie's, Londres, le 23 juin 1982, lot 43.
Galerie J. Kugel, Paris.
Post Lot Text
A PAIR OF CIRCULAR PARCEL-GILT POLYCHROME ENAMEL DISHES DEPICTING SCENES FROM GENESIS
BY SUZANNE DE COURT, CIRCA 1600
One depicting the feast of Isaac and Abimilech, inscribed in gilt lettering along the upper edge '.GENESE.XXVI' and monogrammed '.S.C.'; the other with a scene of Jacob at the well with Rachel tending her sheep in the background, inscribed in gilt lettering along the upper edge '.GENESE.XXIX' and monogrammed '.S.C.'; each scene with an outer border decorated with fantastical beasts alternating with masks and urns; the reverse with four grotesque herms figures contained within geometric strap-work, females masks and vases with flowers and an outer border of stylized gilt foliage; very minor wear to gilding.
See also the note to lot 532 for another plate by Suzanne de Court from the same series as the example offered here.