9 October 2013
This lot is offered without a reserve
A PAIR OF SEVRES PORCELAIN BEAU BLEU OEIL-DE-PERDRIX VASES (VASE 'A OREILLES', 3EME GRANDEUR)
BLUE INTERLACED L'S ENCLOSING DATE LETTER L FOR 1764
Each painted front and back with a landscape reserved within a gilt medallion on the patterned ground
7¼ in. (18.5 cm) high (2)
Mrs. Henry Walters; Parke-Bernet Galleries Inc., New York, 23-26 April, lot 648 (as part of a garniture, a similarly decorated pot pourri 'Pompadour' as the central vase).
Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 2 February 1981, lot 50.
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, New York, 9-10 October 1990, lot 356.
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Rosalind Savill, The Wallace Collection - The Sèvres Porcelain, 1988, vol. I, pp. 136, 145-footnotes w and hh.
For a discussion of the form, see the catalogue note to lot 22 in the present sale.
This lot is offered without reserve.
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