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    Sale 7430

    A Highly Important Private Collection of Meissen and Continental Porcelain

    11 December 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 119

    TWO MONTPELLIER FAIENCE YELLOW-GROUND BOUGH-POTS AND COVERS

    CIRCA 1765

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    TWO MONTPELLIER FAIENCE YELLOW-GROUND BOUGH-POTS AND COVERS
    CIRCA 1765
    With bombé fronts edged with scroll-moulded borders, the flat reverses pierced for suspension, each painted, possibly by André Philip in the the grand feu palette with bouquets of flowers, the tapering foliate covers with pierced circular apertures (slight chip to foliate rim of one, both with very slight fritting and flaking to glaze of extremities)
    10 in. (25.5 cm.) and 9 7/8 in. (25 cm.) high (2)


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    For a similar example in the Musée de la Société Archéologique, Montpellier, see Jeanne Giacomotti, Faïences françaises (Fribourg, 1971), pl. 30.

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