20 May 2008
This lot is offered without a reserve
A MENNECY POMMADE POT AND COVER AND A SAINT-CLOUD POMMADE POT
The first with deeply domed cover, both it and the pot painted in blue with scattered sprigs of a three-petal flower; the other pot in blue with pendant lambrequins, the footrim with a band of dots and zig-zags
2 7/8 in. (7.3 cm.) high overall, the pot and cover; 2 in. (5 cm.) high, the second pot (3)
With S. Berges, New York.
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See Property from a Distinguished Collection, Christie's, New York, The Arts of France, 21 October 1997, lot 82 for two pommade pots and covers similar to the present example, both with incised with the D,V mark used at the Mennecy factory.
This lot is offered without reserve.
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