A pair of Sèvres orange tubs (for research)
Lot 231
A pair of Sèvres blue-ground orange tubs, circa 1783
Sold for £3,500 (US$ 5,879) inc. premium
Lot Details
A pair of Sèvres blue-ground orange tubs, circa 1783
Decorated with oval cartouches enclosing large flower bouquets alternating with floral and gold initials 'NM' under a wreath of roses, the ribs with gilt foliate scrollwork, set on four oval feet, each corner with a cone shaped finial, 15cm high, interlaced LL monograms enclosing date letters ff, painters mark pq (possibly for Pecquery) (restored) (2)

Footnotes

  • See David Peters, Sèvres Plates and Services of the 18th Century (2005), p. 65, for the painter's mark.
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  1. Nette Megens
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