New York, Park Avenue
21 May 1997
A SÈVRES (HARD PASTE) BLUE-GROUND TOPOGRAPHICAL SAUCER
Blue printed interlaced L's and fleur-de-lys mark with date code for 1820, various inscribed and incised marks
Finely painted with a view of the Château de Trianon, named in gilt below
6 1/8in. (15.5cm.) diam.
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