17 June 2003
A GRISAILLE AND GILT MYTHOLOGICAL PLATE
Boldly and finely decorated at the centre with Hercules slaying the Nemean lion, standing over trophies on the ground, holding a rope in one hand attached to the beast's neck and his other hand raised holding his club, within a gilt scrolling foliage band in the well and a grisaille and gilt du Paquier-style border, border repair
9 in. (23 cm.) diam.
François Hervouët no. 44, sold Sotheby's Monaco, 22 June 1987, lot 1659.
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