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    Sale 2159

    19th Century Furniture, Sculpture, Works of Art and Ceramics

    21 April 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 42

    TWO SEVRES ROYAL (LOUIS PHILIPPE) BLUE-GROUND PLATES (ASSIETTE A RELIEFS)

    DATED 1846-47, VARIOUS GILT, PAINTED, STENCILED AND INCISED MARKS, EACH WITH A GILT CROWNED LOL MONOGRAM FOR LOUIS D'ORLEANS AFTER THE FORM BY DUPLESSIS, FINELY PAINTED WITH A TIGHT BOUQUET, THE

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    TWO SEVRES ROYAL (LOUIS PHILIPPE) BLUE-GROUND PLATES (ASSIETTE A RELIEFS)
    Dated 1846-47, various gilt, painted, stenciled and incised marks, each with a gilt crowned LOL monogram for Louis d'Orleans After the form by Duplessis, finely painted with a tight bouquet, the
    border decorated in gold relief with ribbon-tied wreaths and scrolls 10 in. (25.4 cm.) diameter (2)


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    Louis d'Orleans (1814-1896), duke of Nemours is the second son of Louis Philippe, King of France and Marie-Amelie de Bourbon. The present plates are part of a Royal commission for a service ordered on June 6, 1846. This order was partially completed and delivered in 1847. See Christie's, Paris, 21 June 2006, lot 50 for a detailed account of this order and for additional plates from this service.

    Provenance

    From a service delivered in December 1847 under the order of King Louis Philippe to the Duke de Nemours.