17 - 18 November 1999
A SEVRES SKY BLUE GROUND DEJEUNER
Blue interlaced L's enclosing date letters FF for 1783 and GG for 1784, painter's mark for Sioux, various incised marks
Painted with reserves of flowers in landscapes and single flowers within gilt laurel wreaths linked by gilt feuille-de-choux and suspending flower garlands, comprising:
A lobed two-handled tray, 12.7/8in. (32.8cm.) long overall
A footed cream-jug (pot lait ' trois pieds', 2me grandeur), 4in. (10cm.) high
A sugar-bowl and cover (pot sucre 'Bouret', 2me grandeur, 3.5/8in. (9.2cm.) high
Two cups and saucers (gobelets 'Litron' et soucoupes, 3me grandeur) (7)
Anon. sale; Christie's, Monaco, 12 June 1990, lot 84
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Jean-Charles Sioux is recorded at Vincennes and Svres as a flower painter, 1752-1792.
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