17 - 18 November 1999
A SEVRES BLEU NOUVEAU COFFEE CUP AND SAUCER (GOBELET 'BOUILLARD' ET SOUCOUPE, 2EME GRANDEUR)
Blue interlaced L's enclosing date letter X for 1775, painter's mark for Chabry, gilder's mark for Drand, the saucer incised cB
The cup finely painted with a young boy fishing in a stream, a town in the background, the saucer with a landscape depicting farmers bringing the harvest into town and watering their horses at a fountain, each panel reserved within gilt bands on the bleu nouveau ground, further gilt with Vitruvian foliate scrolls and pendant harebells further reserved on the gilt seeded blue ground, blue line rim (2)
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Franois Drand, active at Svres as a painter of ground patterns and flowers and as a gilder, 1764-1780.
tienne-Jean Chabry, active at Svres as a painter of figures, flowers and patterns, 1764-1787.
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