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A SEVRES CUP AND SOCKETED SAUCER (GOBELET ET SOUCOUPE 'ENFONCE,' 1ERE GRANDEUR)
A SEVRES CUP AND SOCKETED SAUCER (GOBELET ET SOUCOUPE 'ENFONCE,' 1ERE GRANDEUR)

BLUE INTERLACED L'S ENCLOSING DATE LETTER K FOR 1763, PAINTER'S MARK FOR ALONCLE

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A SEVRES CUP AND SOCKETED SAUCER (GOBELET ET SOUCOUPE 'ENFONCE,' 1ERE GRANDEUR)
Blue interlaced L's enclosing date letter K for 1763, painter's mark for Aloncle
Painted with birds displaying in landscapes, reserved within oval cartouches outlined with ciselé gilt flowering vines, gilt dental edges
6in. (15.2cm.) diameter, the saucer (2)
Provenance
G. Winthrop Brown, New Hampshire
By descent through the family
Anon. sale; Christie's, New York, 23 May 1995, lot 35

Lot Essay

Cf. Rosalind Savill, The Wallace Collection, Catalogue of Sèvres Porcelain, London, 1988, vol. II, pp. 674-675 for a discussion of the shape which was produced in two sizes.

François-Joseph Aloncle, active at Sèvres as a painter of birds, animals and landscapes, 1758-1781.
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