A SELECTION OF SEVRES PORCELAIN PINK-GROUND TABLEWARES
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A SELECTION OF SEVRES PORCELAIN PINK-GROUND TABLEWARES

CIRCA 1761-75, BLUE INTERLACED L’S ENCLOSING DATE LETTER E TO THE CUP AND SAUCER, DATE LETTER X TO THE DISH, FURTHER MARKS NOTED BELOW

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A SELECTION OF SEVRES PORCELAIN PINK-GROUND TABLEWARES
CIRCA 1761-75, BLUE INTERLACED L’S ENCLOSING DATE LETTER E TO THE CUP AND SAUCER, DATE LETTER X TO THE DISH, FURTHER MARKS NOTED BELOW
Each painted with loose bouquets reserved within gilt cartouches of flowers and grasses, comprising: a shell-shaped dish (compotier coquille), with painter’s marks for Nicquet and gilder’s marks for François Badouin père, Michel-Barnabé Chavaux and François Drand; and a cup (possibly gobelet ‘couvert’), a cover and a saucer, with painter’s marks for Micaud père
8 ¾ in. (22.1 cm.) wide, the dish
Provenance
With Lévy-Lacaze, Paris, 1971 (the dish).
Mr. & Mrs. Deane Johnson; Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, 9 December 1972, lot 24 (the cup, cover, saucer).
Dr. Annela Brown; Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, 23 April 1977, lot 62 (the cup, cover, saucer).
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Sale room notice
Please note the date should read CIRCA 1761-75. The discoloration to the pink ground initially described as the result of overfiring is more likely the result of the result of refiring. 

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