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Sevres Porcelain Jeweled Coffee Can and Saucer

Auction:
2631B
Lot:
496
Sold for:
$960$800

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2631B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 12, 2013 10:00AM

Description:

Sevres Porcelain Jeweled Coffee Can and Saucer, France, date letter for 1758, the can with polychrome hand-painted portraits of Gabrielle d'Estrees, Henry IV, and Marie de Medici, the saucer with a bouquet of flowers, both with a gilt-decorated blue ground set with enameled "jewels," with underglaze blue factory marks, cup ht. 2 7/8 in.
Estimate $500-700

Can: Minor rubbing to gilt. Minor loss the jeweled and hand-painted enamel.
Saucer: Light surface abrasions to interior. Minor rubbing to gilt. Loss the jeweled and hand-painted enamel.

Keywords

France, Gabrielle d'Estrees, Henry IV, Marie de Medici, Ceramic art, Ceramic glaze, Glass art, Pottery, Vitreous enamel

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