London, South Kensington
16 December 2004
A SEVRES GREEN-GROUND BOWL
DATE LETTER L FOR 1764, BLUE INTERLACED L'S MARK
PAINTED WITH A BIRD ON THE GROUND BELOW ANOTHER PERCHED ON A BRANCH, WITHIN ELONGATED KIDNEY-SHAPED GILT BAND CARTOUCHES AGAINST A GILT BORDER OF OEIL DE PERDRIX ORNAMENT EDGED WITH A HORIZONTAL STAVE ENTWINED WITH MEANDERING BERRIED MYRTLE, GILT DENTIL RIM (RESTORED RIM CHIPS, EXTENSIVE WEAR)
6 5/8 IN. (16.9 CM.) DIAM.
ANON., SALE CHRISTIE'S, 28TH JUNE 1993, LOT 13.
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