21 October 2005
A SEVRES SAUCEPAN (POELON)
1757-1760, blue interlaced L's enclosing date letter e (1757-1758) or G (1759-1760), incised Bo
With angled sides, the faceted handle with knop finial centering the shell-moulded terminal, painted with scattered flower sprays within gilt line rim
2 1/8 in. (18 cm.) wide overall
Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 6 March 1995, lot 83.
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See The Flahaut Collection of European Porcelain, Christie's, London, 12 June 1995, lot 518 for a larger example of the same model.
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