9 July 2001
A Sevres blue-ground plate
1771, blue interlaced L's flanked by date letter S and painter's y of Bouillat, incised LL
The centre painted with scattered pink roses and rose buds within a bleu Fallot border incrusté with flower-sprays and gilt oeil-de-pedrix edged with moulded gilt-scrolls divided by gilt fan-shaped panels, some very minor wear to gilding)
9¾ in. (24.7 cm.) diam.
Anon., sale Christie's, 7th October 1985, lot 51.
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Edmé François Bouillat, active at Sèvres 1758-1810.
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