17 - 18 November 1999
A SEVRES BLEU CELESTE SMALL COFFEE CUP AND SAUCER (GOBELET 'LITRON' ET SOUCOUPE, 4EME GRANDEUR)
Circa 1775, blue interlaced L's and painter's mark for Mreaud and Taillandier, incised AA to cup and G to saucer
Painted with roses, morning-glories and other flowers in gilt vases within gilt surrounds and with berried gilt laurel sprays (2)
Elizabeth Parke Firestone Collection; Christie's, New York, 21 March 1991, lot 290
Anon. sale; Christie's, London, 24 February 1997, lot 228
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Pierre-Antoine Mreaud, pre, active at Vincennes and Svres as a painter of flowers and patterns and as a gilder, 1754-1791.
Vincent Taillandier, active at Vincennes and Svres as a painter of flowers and ground patterns, 1753-1790.
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