17 - 18 November 1999
TWO SEVRES DINNER PLATES (ASSIETTE 'A BOUQUETS')
Blue interlaced L's mark enclosing date letter G for 1759-1760 and painter's mark for Commelin, incised 35 and M to one, blue interlaced L's enclosing date letter L for 1764 and painter's mark for Bertrand, incised AM to the other
Both painted in colours with scattered loose bouquets within six moulded rocaille scrolls enriched in blue, gilt line rim
9.7/8in. (25.1cm.) diameter (2)
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Michel-Gabriel Commelin, active at Svres as a painter of flowers, patterns and birds, 1768-1802.
Bertrand, active at Svres as a painter of flowers, 1757-1775.
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