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    Sale 12455

    European Furniture & Works of Art

    6 July 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 136

    TWO SEVRES (HARD PASTE) BLUE-GROUND BOTANICAL PLATES FROM THE SERVICE 'DES PRODUCTIONS DE LA NATURE'

    CIRCA 1846-50, EACH WITH GREEN PRINTED CROWNED LP MONOGRAM MARK FOR 1846, GREEN PAINTED GROUND COLOUR MARK FOR 14 SEPTEMBER 1845, RED PRINTED REPUBLIQUE FRANÇAISE DECORATING MARK FOR 1850, UNIDENTIFIED GILDER’S BF., INCISED KILN DATE OF MARCH 1846 AND TURNERS MARK FOR J-A CARRE, THE SECOND ALSO WITH PAINTER’S J .F

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    TWO SEVRES (HARD PASTE) BLUE-GROUND BOTANICAL PLATES FROM THE SERVICE 'DES PRODUCTIONS DE LA NATURE'
    CIRCA 1846-50, EACH WITH GREEN PRINTED CROWNED LP MONOGRAM MARK FOR 1846, GREEN PAINTED GROUND COLOUR MARK FOR 14 SEPTEMBER 1845, RED PRINTED REPUBLIQUE FRANÇAISE DECORATING MARK FOR 1850, UNIDENTIFIED GILDER’S Bf., INCISED KILN DATE OF MARCH 1846 AND TURNERS MARK FOR J-A CARRE, THE SECOND ALSO WITH PAINTER’S J .F
    Each finely painted with specimen flowers, the first also with gooseberries, the second with a butterfly in flight, on a light-brown ground within gilt beading and a platinum vine edging the cavetto, the blue ground border gilt with stiff leaves alternating with paired platinum scrolls forming arches suspending anthemia, gilt-line rim
    9 ½ in. (24.2 cm.) diameter


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    A documentary plate from this service, painted with seashells and coral by Jean-François Philippine, was sent from the Sèvres manufactory to be shown at the Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of All Nations held in 1851 in London, and was sold by Bonhams, London, 18 June 2014, lot 176. Another pair painted with fruit studies was sold by Bonhams, London, 6 July 2010, lot 286.

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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale; Daguerre, Paris, 13 March 2009, lot 104 (part).