17 - 18 November 1999
A SEVRES BLEU NOUVEAU MINIATURE TEACUP AND SAUCER
Blue interlaced L's enclosing date letter Y for 1776, painter's mark for Mreaud and Cornailles, the cup incised OB and with a square
Painted with a brightly coloured flower garland, the wide border gilt with trailing berried laurel entwined around a gilt band, gilt dental rim (2)
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Pierre-Antoine Mreaud, pre, active at Vincennes and Svres as a painter of flowers and patterns and as a gilder, 1754-1791.
Antoine-Toussaint Cornailles, active at Vincennes and Svres as a painter of flowers and as a gilder, 1755-1800.
Christie’s specialists discuss Haring, Banksy and Stik, and how to bring the street into the home
Offered on 6 December in London, Anthony van Dyck’s Portrait of Princess Mary, Daughter of King Charles I of England