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AN ASSEMBLED VINCENNES PORCELAIN BLEU CELESTE PART TEA SERVICE
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AN ASSEMBLED VINCENNES PORCELAIN BLEU CELESTE PART TEA SERVICE

CIRCA 1755, BLUE INTERLACED L’S ENCLOSING DATE LETTER B TO ALL, PAINTERS' MARKS FOR VINCENT TAILLANDIER, FRANCOIS BINET AND DENIS LEVE, VARIOUS INCISED LETTERS AND NUMERALS

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AN ASSEMBLED VINCENNES PORCELAIN BLEU CELESTE PART TEA SERVICE
CIRCA 1755, BLUE INTERLACED L’S ENCLOSING DATE LETTER B TO ALL, PAINTERS' MARKS FOR VINCENT TAILLANDIER, FRANCOIS BINET AND DENIS LEVE, VARIOUS INCISED LETTERS AND NUMERALS
Each edged with waves of gilt flowering vine suspending colorful flowers, comprising: an oviform teapot and a cover (théière Calabre et un couvercle); a milk-jug and cover (pot à lait Hébert et couvercle); and three ogiform cups and lobed saucers (gobelets 'Hébert' et soucoupes 'à cinq pans ronds')
5 3/8 in. (13.6 cm.) diameter, the saucers
Provenance
With Michel Vandermeersch, Paris, 1963.
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Lot Essay

Examples painted by the same artists in this classic Vincennes pattern were in the collections of Elizabeth Parke Firestone (Christie's, New York, 21-22 March 1991, lot 192); A New England Collection (Christie’s, New York, 5 May 1999, lot 28); and Marjorie Merriweather Post (Liana Paredes Arend, Sèvres Porcelain at Hillwood, Hillwood Museum and Gardens, Washington, D.C., 1998, fig. 45).

Vincent Taillandier is recorded as a flower painter at the Sèvres manufactory from 1753-90. François Binet is recorded as a flower painter from 1750-75 and Denis Levé is recorded as flower painter from 1754-93 and 1795-1805.

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