New York, Park Avenue
21 May 1997
A SÈVRES (HARD PASTE) ASSEMBLED 'FOND NANKIN' PART DESSERT SERVICE
Circa 1822, blue printed interlaced L's and fleur-de-lys marks to all, the date code for 1822 to the three bowls, various incised marks
Gilt with a central rosette, the Chinese yellow border with brown scallops suspending bell-flowers, the rim gilt with a wreath of bell-flowers within gilt line edge, comprising:
Two fruit baskets, 11 1/8in. (28.3cm.) diam.
Three footed bowls (jatte à fruits hémisphérique, 7¾in. (19.7cm.) diam.
An oval sugar-bowl and cover on fixed stand, 8¾in. (22.2 cm.) long, the stand
Twenty-nine dessert plates, 9¼in. (23.5cm.) diam.
A Sèvres (hard paste) 'Fond Nankin' ewer and a cover (pot à décoction), blue printed crowned mark for 1842 and iron-red printed seal for the Château de Bizy, incised date code for 1842, decorated en suite and with an iron-red crowned LP monogram, 10 1/8in. (25.7cm.) high
Five Paris (Rihouet) dark-yellow ground footed cake stands, second quarter of the 19th century, iron-red stencilled marks, decorated en suite, 8 7/8in. (22.5cm.) diam. (41)
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