24 April 2001
A SÈVRES REPUBLIQUE FRANAIS DOUBLE-WALLED PART TEA-SERVICE 'DEJEUNER CHINOIS RÉTICULÉ'
Incised and green stencilled potter's marks for 1861-76, iron-red stencilled doré mark for 1876
Comprising: a teapot and cover, a sugar-bowl and cover, a milk-jug, two teacups and saucers; the serving wares pierced with variant honey-comb and geometric panels incorporating stylized florets, the cups and saucers pierced as trellis above arches, the latticework enriched overall in gilt and puce
8in. (20.4) wide, the teapot (7)
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Cf. Marcele Brunet et Tamara Préaud, Sèvres des origines à nos jours, Fribourg, 1978, p. 297, pl. 390 for wares of similar form designed by F. Régnier in 1832.
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