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Sevres-style Porcelain Tea Service with Tray

Auction:
2850B
Lot:
700
Sold for:
$5,535$4,500

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2850B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 10, 2015 10:00AM

Description:

Sevres-style Porcelain Tea Service with Tray, France, late 19th/early 20th century, dark blue ground with gilded rims and accents, painted with French battle scenes, teapot with cover, inscribed on underside, ht. 7 7/8; sugar with cover, ht. 6 7/8; creamer, ht. 5; twelve cups, ht. 1 7/8; twelve saucers, dia. 5 1/4; tray depicting "Entree de Henry IV Paris," signed "A. Morin," each item inscribed with titles of historical scenes and bearing spurious marks, dia. 19 3/4 in.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

Overall minor signs of wear to gilding and some light abrasions; overall good condition.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

France, Creamer, Tea set, Teapot, Teaware

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