Sale 22CN03 | Lot 1002

Sèvres Porcelain Ribbon-Decorated 'Frises à Ruban' Pommade Pot and Cover (Pot à Pommade et Couvercle)

Catalogue: English & Continental Furniture & Decorative Arts

Lot Details

Lot 1002
Sèvres Porcelain Ribbon-Decorated 'Frises à Ruban' Pommade Pot and Cover (Pot à Pommade et Couvercle)
Circa 1763, blue interlaced L's enclosing the date letter K and painter's mark of a heart for Fontelliau, incised potter's 00 mark
Cylindrical, the slightly domed cover with ranunculus finial, finely painted with interlaced blue zig-zag and undulating burgundy ribbons, edged by berried laurel. Height 3 1/2 inches (8.9 cm).

For a strikingly similar yet variantly decorated solitaire, see Christie's, New York, 23 May 2000, lot 163. Here the blue chevron band has a triple gold stripe as compared to the double gold stripe on the present example.

Antoine-Louis Fontelliau (1734-1789) was a painter of flowers and ornaments and an enameller of ground colors at Sèvres active 1753-1782.



C The Estate of a European Collector

Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Nick to cover finial.


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English & Continental Furniture & Decorative Arts

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