07-10-2010 07-10-2010
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2513 Boston
July 10, 2010 10:00 AMCalender

Group of Six "Sevres" Porcelain Cabinet Plates

Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2513 Location: Boston Date / Time: July 10, 2010 10:00AM


Group of Six "Sevres" Porcelain Cabinet Plates, late 19th/early 20th century, comprising six enamel decorated to center with portrait busts of 18th century ladies of the court with shaped rims of green, celeste bleu and pink respectively, two with enamel decoration to reserves, dia. 9 1/2, and three printed and painted with two cherubs in flight, a pair flanking the monogram of Napoleon, with burgundy border, the third with cipher of Louis with cobalt blue ground, dia. 9 5/8 in.
Estimate $400-600

green/tan: portrait signed Moreau. minor wear to raised gilt decoration
blue/tan: portrait signed Morin, minor craquelure to raised gilt decoration
pink/tan: portrait signed Aubrey. very minial gilt loss.
3 printed/painted: with minor wear to printed gilding. the cobalt example with scratched loss to paint below feet of cherub on the right.