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Post Lot Text
A CIRCULAR PARCEL-GILT POLYCHROME ENAMEL PLATE REPRESENTING THE MONTH OF OCTOBER
ATTRIBUTED TO PIERRE REYMOND, CIRCA 1570-1580
Depicting three men pouring grapes into a vat and pressing them in the foreground, with a pair of scales to the top edge and inscribed in red 'OCTOBRE.' to the bottom, with an outer border of satyrs and putti drawn in fantastical chariots, with a coat of arms of the family Chaspoux de Verneuil to the top; the reverse with a profile portrait of Octavian and inscribed in red 'AMPEREVX OCTO HVICT EXME', with a border of foliate scrolls, minor firing cracks
For a note on the 'Chaspoux de Verneuil' service, see the final paragraph of the note to lot 535.