17 June 2003
A GRISAILLE, IRON-RED, SPEIA AND GILT EUROPEAN-SUBJECT PLATE
Decorated at the centre primarily en grisaille with details picked out in flesh-tones, with two scantily clad figures reclining under a canopy beside a chaise-longue, a riverscape in the distance, within sepia and gilt lines divided by gilt spearheads in the well, the border with iron-red and gilt shell-scroll, rim hairline, shallow underside rim chip
9 in. (23 cm.) diam.
François Hervouët no. 152, sold Sotheby's Monaco, 22 June 1987, lot 1597.
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F. and N. Hervouët and Y. Bruneau, La Porcelaine des Compagnies des Indes à Décor Occidental, Paris, 1986, p. 165, fig. 7.71.
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