17 June 2003
A GRISAILLE-DECORATED EUROPEAN-SUBJECT TEABOWL AND SAUCER
Decorated in a deep blackish-grey with a lady in a doorway of an inn watching a group of three inebriated figures in animated discussion leaving the premises, a fourth relieving himself beside a picket fence
the saucer 4¾ in. (12.2 cm.) diam.
Purchased from Earle D. Vandekar Ltd.
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A very similar teabowl and saucer is illustrated by Hervouët and Bruneau, La Porcelaine des Compagnies des Indes à Décor Occidental, Paris, 1986, p. 96, fig. 4.47.
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