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    Sale 2037

    Important European Furniture, Ceramics, and Carpets

    21 November 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 183

    TWO SEVRES SMALL CUPS AND SAUCERS (GOBELETS 'BOUILLARD' 3EME GRANDEUR ET LEURS SOUCOUPES)

    ONE WITH BLUE INTERLACED L'S ENCLOSING DATE LETTER O FOR 1767, INCISED I TO THE SAUCER; THE OTHER WITH BLUE INTERLACED L'S ENCLOSING DATE LETTER R FOR 1770, PAINTER'S MARK FOR EVANS, ILLEGIBLE INCISED MARK TO THE CUP, INCISED M TO THE SAUCER

    Price Realised  

    TWO SEVRES SMALL CUPS AND SAUCERS (GOBELETS 'BOUILLARD' 3EME GRANDEUR ET LEURS SOUCOUPES)
    One with blue interlaced L's enclosing date letter O for 1767, incised I to the saucer; the other with blue interlaced L's enclosing date letter R for 1770, painter's mark for Evans, illegible incised mark to the cup, incised M to the saucer
    Both painted with wide bands of decoration, the first with myrtle swags, pink roses and other flowers on a black seeded ground; the other with frises riches of flower garlands and foliate scrolls centering shells from which birds on gilt perches are suspended
    1½ in. (3.8 cm.) high, the cup; 3 5/8 in. (9.3 cm.) diameter, the saucer (4)


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    Provenance

    Private Collection, Belgium.