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A SEVRES STYLE (SAMSON) MILK-PAIL A LA MARIE ANTOINETTE
A SEVRES STYLE (SAMSON) MILK-PAIL A LA MARIE ANTOINETTE

LATE 19TH CENTURY, SPURIOUS BLUE INTERLACED L'S MARK

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A SEVRES STYLE (SAMSON) MILK-PAIL A LA MARIE ANTOINETTE
LATE 19TH CENTURY, SPURIOUS BLUE INTERLACED L'S MARK
Modelled after the Sèvres Tinette de la Laiterie de Marie-Antoinette à Ram Bouillet, of tapering cylindrical form with faux paneling, applied with four gilt ram's head terminals below extended sections pierced with a single aperture, painted allover with loose bouquets and sprigs and trimmed with rope-moulded concentric bands
18¾ in. (47.6 cm.) high

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See Marcelle Brunet and Tamara Préaud, Sèvres, des origines à nos jours, 1978, p. 215, no. 272 for an illustration of the original Sèvres model.

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