8 December 2011
A LOUIS XVI GOLD-MOUNTED PORCELAIN BONBONNIERE
SEVRES, CIRCA 1762-1768, THE MOUNTS WITH THE DISCHARGE MARK OF JEAN-JACQUES PREVOST 1762-1768
oviform box with a hinged mount engraved with bands of leaves and ribbon, painted with swirling panels of flowers alternating with diaper-pattern sections divided by puce scrolls on a purple sablé ground
2 1/8 in. (55 mm.) high
with Adrian Sassoon, London.
Christie's, London, 12 May 2010, lot 267.
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The Sèvres Archives Sales Ledger's records (Vy 3 fol. 66): Ventes faites par les marchands depuis le 15 juin jusqu'au 25 octobre 1762 livré a M. Dulac 2 oeufs 7,50 [livres each] 15 [livres in total].
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