21 October 2005
PROPERTY FROM THE VALENTINE COLLECTION
TWO SEVRES CUPS AND SAUCERS (GOBELET A LAIT ET SES SOUCOUPES)
The first soft paste, circa 1765, blue interlaced L's to both, the saucer incised oo; the second hard paste, blue crowned interlaced L's enclosing green date letter V for 1744, painter's mark for Fallot, gilder's mnark for Prevost
Painted in the 'hop trellis' pattern; the other smaller, with blossoms and garlands of roses beneath an enamel blue shaped border gilt with foliate scrolls and leafy branches (4)
with John Whitehead and Adian Sassoon, London.
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For another 'Hop Trellis' decorated cup and socketed saucer, see anonymous sale, Sotheby's, London, 2 June 2005, lot 63.
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