21 April 2009
PROPERTY FROM A MID-ATLANTIC PRIVATE COLLECTION (LOTS 107-112)
This lot is offered without a reserve
NINE MINTONS ENAMELED TURQUOISE-GROUND PORTRAIT PLATES
DATE CYPHERS FOR 1880-84, PUCE CROWNED GLOBE AND IMPRESSED UPPERCASE MARKS, VARIOUS IMPRESSED CYPHERS, IRON-RED PATTERN NO. G 3221, PUCE RETAILER'S MARKS FOR T. GOODE & CO., LONDON, SOME SIGNED A.(NTONIN) BOULLEMIER
Each finely painted with a bust-length portrait of a beauty, the cavetto enameled with Bérainesque arabesques, a key-pattern below the gilt dentil rim
9 5/8 in. (24.4 cm.) diameter (9)
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Antonin Boullemier worked at the Sèvres factory until 1870 prior to joining Mintons in 1872. Delicate figure painting influenced by 18th century French painting is characteristic of his style.
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