17 - 18 November 1999
A SEVRES BLEU NOUVEAU LOZENGE-SHAPED RETICULATED TRAY (PLATEAU LOSANGE A JOURS A ANSES)
Blue interlaced L's enclosing date letter T for 1772, painter's mark for Armand, l'an, gilder's mark for Boulanger, incised TL and lP
Painted with birds perched in branches in landscape within a gilt surround and a band of gilt trailing vine and foliate-pierced edge
14in. (36.8cm.) wide
Dr. Anella Brown; Sotheby's Parke-Bernet, New York, 23 April 1977, lot 58
Property of a Texas Gentleman; Christie's, New York, 25 October 1994, lot 265
With John Whitehead, London
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Louis-Denis Armand, l'an, active at Vincennes and Svres as a painter of birds, animals, landscapes and figures, 1745-1788.
Jean-Pierre Boulanger, active at Vincennes and Svres as a gilder and as a painter of patterns, 1754-1785.
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