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A FRENCH BISCUIT OVAL PLAQUE

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A FRENCH BISCUIT OVAL PLAQUE
SIGNED AND DATED MARTINET 1820, POSSIBLY SÈVRES

Painted en grisaille with a seated figure of Clytie in an Italianate landscape holding a sunflower and tickling a putto with a leafy branch (minor pock marks to the surface, chips to the frame) --5 3/8in. (18.7cm.) wide, within a giltwood frame

Lot Essay

Various members of the Martinet family are recorded as having worked at Sèvres, although none is specifically listed as active circa 1820.
Illustrated with lot 295
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