17 June 2003
A FAMILLE ROSE 'LA SERVANTE JUSTIFIÉE' PLATE
Enamelled with a lady reclining on a terrace being restrained by a gentleman, whilst a lady watches through a window, within gilt spearheads in the well and gilt shell-scroll at the border
9 in. (23 cm.) diam.
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See footnote to previous lot. For an identical plate see Hervouët and Bruneau, La Porcelaine des Compagnies des Indes à Décor Occidental, Paris, 1986, p. 198, fig.9.10 (colour).
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Offered to benefit a new scholarship initiative from Bennington College, this work distils the unique form of abstraction for which the artist would become famous
Ahead of the sale of portraits of four different muses, we focus on the women the artist came to depend on so passionately