20 May 2008
A SEVRES BLEU LAPIS CUP AND SAUCER (GOBELET 'CALABRE' ET SA SOUCOUPE, 2EME GRANDEUR)
Blue interlaced L's enclosing date letter F for 1758-1759, painter's ..within the lower V of the cartouche and .. to the footrim, incised T to cup, 3 to saucer
Each painted in colors with two birds in flight reserved on the mottled dark blue ground within a gilt ciselé cartouche of trailing vines, gilt dentil rims
2 3/8 in. (6.2cm.) high, the cup; 5 3/8 in. (13.7 cm.) diameter, the saucer (2)
Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, London, 1945.
The Estate of Arthur L. Jones, Hamilton, Ontario.
With Harvey Sobel Antiques, Hamilton, Ontario, 10 September 1987.
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