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    Sale 2037

    Important European Furniture, Ceramics, and Carpets

    21 November 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 175

    TWO SEVRES SHELL-SHAPED DISHES (COMPOTIER COQUILLES)

    ONE WITH BLUE INTERLACED L'S MARK ENCLOSING DATE LETTERS II FOR 1786, PAINTER'S LR MARK FOR ROGUIER; THE OTHER CIRCA 1793, LAVENDER PAINTER'S MARK FOR BUNEL AND GILDER'S MARK FOR VANDE

    Price Realised  

    TWO SEVRES SHELL-SHAPED DISHES (COMPOTIER COQUILLES)
    ONE WITH BLUE INTERLACED L'S MARK ENCLOSING DATE LETTERS II FOR 1786, PAINTER'S LR MARK FOR ROGUIER; THE OTHER CIRCA 1793, LAVENDER PAINTER'S MARK FOR BUNEL AND GILDER'S MARK FOR VANDE
    The first with pink cornflower sprigs within a gilt band, the border with a chain of blue flowering vine; the second painted allover with sprigs of blue cornflowers; both with rocaille shell handles and gilt dentil rims
    9 in. (22.8 cm.) diameter, the second (2)


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    Jean-Josèphine Roguier is recorded at Sèvres as a flower painter 1782-1793; his fellow painter Marie-Jeanne-Barbe Bunel also as specializing in flowers 1777-1816. Their colleague Pierre-Jean-Baptiste Vandé fils is recorded at Sèvres as a gilder and painter of flowers and patterns 1779-1824.