A Sévres lobed tray, circa 1780
Lot 186
A Sèvres lobed tray, circa 1780
Sold for £2,250 (US$ 3,763) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A Sèvres lobed tray, circa 1780
Plateau 'Boret', painted by Pierre Massy, of lobed hexafoil shape raised on a high foot, with a central circular medallion of a single pink rose within a green ground border, framed by interlaced swags of pink and blue ribbons housing gilt diaper panels, with a band of gilt feuille-de-choux to the moulded rim, 21.2cm diam, interlaced LL monogram enclosing date letters cc, painter's mark in blue

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Sold by Christie's, 6 December 1921, lot 99? (paper label on base)

    Pierre Massy is recorded as a painter of flowers and birds at the Sèvres factory between 1779-1802. This shape was introduced at Vincennes in 1755 and was known as 'Plateau tasses glace à ornements'.
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