17 - 18 November 1999
A SEVRES COFFEE CAN AND SAUCER (GOBELET 'LITRON' ET SOUCOUPE, 2EME GRANDEUR)
Circa 1775, blue interlaced L's and date letteer DD for 1781, painter's mark for Sioux and Chavaux, the cup incised 45/6 and a cross to the saucer
Painted with entwined garlands of garden flowers between blue and gilt blue line feuille-de-choux and entwined gilt foliage borders, gilt dental rim (2)
Anon. sale; Christie's, London, 22 June 1992, lot 32
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Jean-Charles Sioux, l'an, active at Vincennes and Svres as a painter of monochrome flowers, patterns and feathered edges,1752-1792.
Jean Chauvaux, le jeune, active at Svres as a painter of patterns and as a gilder, 1764-1800.
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