11 May 2004
A RARE GRISAILLE AND GILT EUROPEAN-SUBJECT PLATE
Decorated in a central roundel primarily en grisaille with some pale flesh tones with a semi-naked lady seated at the end of a canopied chaise-longue pouring wine into the glass of a gentleman seated at a table beside a youth, an attendant figure holding a candle behind them, below a gilt spearhead band in the well and gilt leaf-scrolls forming cartouches at the border
9 in. (23 cm.) diam.
With L. Vigneau, Paris.
François Hervöuet; sold Sotheby's London, 3 November 1987, lot 825.
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F. and N. Hervouët and Y. Bruneau, La Porcelaine des Compagnies des Indes à Décor Occidental, Paris, 1986, p. 173, fig. 7.93.
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