London, South Kensington
24 June 2004
A Sevres (later decorated) ecuelle, cover and stand
THE PORCELAIN 18TH CENTURY, VARIOUS MARKS, THE DECORATION 19TH CENTURY
Painted with oval and kidney-shaped gilt-foliage-scroll bordered cartouches of children in landscapes at various pursuits, reserved against a deep-blue-ground (wear to gilding)
The stand 7¾ in. (19.7 cm.) wide
Robert Napier Collection.
C.H.T. Hawkins Collection.
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