17 - 18 November 1999
A SEVRES BLEU NOUVEAU COFFEE CAN AND SAUCER (GOBELET 'LITRON' ET SOUCOUPE, 2EME GRANDEUR)
The cup with gilt interlaced L's, incised 36d f, the saucer with blue interlaced L's enclosing date letter HH for 1785, painter's mark for Julien, le jeune and unidentified pr, incised 117
Painted in colours with a still life of fruit and flowers in a basket on a marble ledge reserved within a gilt cisel band on the cobalt-blue ground gilt overall with scattered stars, the cup with gilt dental rim, the saucer with gilt line rim, the center with a 'jewelled' star (2)
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Jullien, le jeune, was active at Svres as a painter of landscapes, patterns and figures, 1785-1787, 1788-1791, 1797.
The description should read A SEVRES BLEU NOUVEAU COFFEE-CAN AND A SAUCER, as the cup is of the second size and the saucer of the third size.
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