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Lot 1162: A SÈVRES BLÉU-CELESTE GROUND TWO-HANDLED ÉCUELLE, COVER AND STAND, DATED 1779 |
October 26, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
écuelle et plateau 'nouvelle forme', interlaced LL mark in mauve containing date letters BB for 1779, above the painter's mark of three dots for Jean-Baptiste Tandart, l'aîné (active as a painter of flowers from 1754-1800) to écuelle and stand,
The stand has a faint hairline crack to body at the well. the écuelle with a possibly later gilded border to interior.
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Dimensions: the stand 24cm., 9 1/2 in. wide