8 July 2002
THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN
A Sevres bleu nouveau cup and trembleuse stand and a cover (gobelet et soucoupe enfonce)
1774, blue interlaced L's enclosing V, painter's mark ... for Tandart and gilder's mark of Le Guay, incised 8 and gn and 6 to stand
The tapering bucket-shaped cup with entwined gilt-enriched handle, painted with bouquets within a wreath of flowers within a gilt oval and two gilt kidney-shaped cartouches divided by gilt diaper panels, C-scrolls, foliage and leaf-swags, within gilt-line rims, the cover with a band of gilt berried foliage and pink roses and flowers about a gilt fruit and foliage finial (minute chip to rim of stand) (2)
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Jean Baptiste Tandart painter at Vincennes and Sèvres from 1754-1800.
Etienne-Henry Le Guay painter and gilder at Vincennes and Sèvres from 1748-49 and 1751-96.
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