A SÈVRES YELLOW-GROUND TWO-HANDLED CUP AND SAUCER

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A SÈVRES YELLOW-GROUND TWO-HANDLED CUP AND SAUCER
Indistinct date letter perhaps for 1784

The cup painted with baskets of pink roses flanked by blue foliage scrolls entwined with garlands and swags of pink flowers within purple band circular cartouches reserved on a yellow ground enriched with dark-lavender dots, beneath a border of dark-lavender fruiting vine, the rims gilt, the saucer with a central radiating spray of pink roses pierced by two blue arrows and with three oval panels of roses on a yellow-tasselled blue cloth flanked by foliage, a vase of flowers and scrolling foliage entwined with pink flowering garlands, within purple band cartouches reserved on a similar ground, the border with flowering swags pendant from tied ribbon and entwined with foliage beneath a gilt rim, blue interlaced L marks, date letter gg(?), painter's mark cm for Commelin, the cup with incised 36 and the saucer 40

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Michel-Gabriel Commelin, working period 1768-1802
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