Sale 22CN03 | Lot 1006

Sèvres Porcelain Gilt Seeded Rose Border (Bordures de Rozes et Sablés) Two-Handled Tray (Plateau Duplessis) < D> Circa

Catalogue: English & Continental Furniture & Decorative Arts

Lot Details

Lot 1006
Sèvres Porcelain Gilt Seeded Rose Border (Bordures de Rozes et Sablés) Two-Handled Tray (Plateau Duplessis) < D> Circa
1767, blue interlaced L's mark enclosing the date letter O, painter's monogram ca for Freta and potter's incised script Lf
Of lobed cartouche form, flanked by vine handles, the center painted with roses and cornflower blossoms on a gilt seeded ground the oval gilt surround entwined with a berried laurel vine, the central panel edge by a draped convolvulus garland, the seeded gilt border painted with fully blown roses and an occasional bud. Width overall 12 1/2 inches (31.5 cm).

Provenance:
With The Antique Porcelain Company, Inc., New York (label).

For a tray of this form reference, Linda H. Roth and Clare Le Corbeiller, 'French Eighteenth Century Porcelain at the Wadsworth Atheneum, The J. Pierpont Morgan Collection', Wadsworth, 2000, p. 197, no. 93 for a déjeuner tray of the same form dated 1768, and p. 198, fig. 93-1 for a drawing of the shape (without handles) in the Sèvres factory archives. Also reference the John Jones Collection example of this form, at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, accession no. 768-1882. For a cylindrical cup and saucer in this pattern and dated 1767, see The Charles-Otto Zieseniss Collection, Christie's, Paris, 5 & 6 December 2001, lot 139.

Freta (aka Pierre Deville) was a painter active at Sèvres 1763-1768. The ca monogram is attributed by David Peters to the painter Freta, who is recorded in the piecework lists of 1767-1768, decorating 'bordures de rozes et sablés en bleu'.



C The Estate of a European Collector

Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
Sold for $3,150 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Light scratches and surface wear, mainly to the central ovolo.


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Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
Sold for $3,150 (includes buyer's premium)

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