A Sèvres dish, circa 1790
Lot 188
A Sèvres dish, circa 1790
Sold for £375 (US$ 629) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A Sèvres dish, circa 1790
Compotier coquille, of 'Bombelle' service-type, painted with a sprig of roses in the centre within a blue circle edged with gilt dots, a similar border enclosing a barbed gilt line with flower-heads, the rim with a border of small flowers and medallions enclosing roses and cornflowers, between blue-ground borders with gilt dots, 22.5cm across, interlaced LL monogram enclosing date letters nn and painter's mark pb (for Jean-Joseph-Philippe Boucot) in blue (some surface wear)


  • See D.Peters, Sèvres Plates and Services of the Eighteenth Century, vol. IV (2005), pp. 909ff. for a discussion of this pattern, known as 'Bombelle', after the service purchased in 1786 by the marquis de Bombelle, which was subsequently a stock pattern at the Sèvres manufactory.
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