Lot 240

Plate in Sèvres porcelain from the first half of the
XIXth century. Printed manganese mark with two interlaced L's, fleur de lys and Sevres, for 1814-1824, gilder's mark, marks in hollow. With polychrome decoration in the centre of strawberries in a gold cartouche with a plant frieze, the wing with brown, gold, green and yellow decoration of a large frieze of floral arabesques with butterflies, gold filet on the edge, some wear.
D: 23,5 cm
Provenance: From the service "Fruits, gold ornaments and animals painted brown", delivered in August 1824 to Prince de Polignac, French ambassador in London.
Preparatory drawings for the wing, dated 1820-21, are kept in the archives of Sèvres-Cité de la Céramique (Inv. Frises, 19th century, Frieze n.2, fruit service 1818-21). This service included: 72 plates, 12 Clarac compotiers, 4 Berlin baskets, 1 basket
Palm tree, 2 Lion baskets, 2 Mélissier sugar bowls, 2 throat coolers.
It was part of an important delivery of "Porcelaines Livrées pour le Service du Grand Maître" on November 7, 1823 at the Château des
Tuileries, Pour divers Châteaux. (Vv1 206, v° and 207, v°).


Location of the item
France - 75009 Paris