Sale 22CN03 | Lot 1009

Sèvres Porcelain Monogrammed Sugar-Bowl and Cover on Integral Stand, from the Charlotte-Louise Service (Sucrier de Monsieur le Premier)

Catalogue: English & Continental Furniture & Decorative Arts

Lot Details

Lot 1009
Sèvres Porcelain Monogrammed Sugar-Bowl and Cover on Integral Stand, from the Charlotte-Louise Service (Sucrier de Monsieur le Premier)
Circa 1773, blue interlaced L's enclosing the date letter U, painter's mark of a script L. for Levé and a red anchor for Buteux, aîné, incised potter's mark
Of lobed form, the conforming cover with gilt finial, painted with baskets of flowers, suspending berried laurel wreaths and garlands, each side of the bowl painted with a central cartouche of a putto in clouds holding either grapes or torches, reserved within gilt ciselé bands, the integral stand with a crowned CL monogram of pink roses and cornflowers at either side, the beau blue border enriched with gilt vine. Width 9 1/4 inches (23.4 cm).

Provenance:
Gift of Louis XV to Queen Marie-Caroline-Louise of Naples, 1774.

In celebration of the birth of her second daughter, Louise, in 1773, this sugar-bowl and the corresponding service was presented by Louis XV in January 1774 to Maria Carolina Louisa (known as Charlotte-Louise or Marie-Caroline-Louise), queen of Naples and the Two Sicilies. See the Art Institute of Chicago, accession no.1994.419 for a dish from the same service, dated 1774 and also painted by Charles Buteux. For examples from the Louvre and Musée des Arts Décoratifs, reference, 'Versailles et les table royales en Europe, XVIIème-XIXème siècles, exhibition catalogue, Musée National des Châteaux de Versailles et de Trianon', p. 338. For a plate from this service, See Christie's, New York, 23 October 2012, lot 160.

Denis Levé was a painter of flowers, ornaments and birds, at Sèvres active 1754-1793 and 1795-1805.

Charles Buteux, l'aîné (1721-1782) was a painter of figures, trophies and flowers at Sèvres active 1756-1782.



C The Estate of a European Collector

Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000
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Additional Notes & Condition Report

Restored Y-shaped hairline crack and an associated chip to the stand, the repair now discolored, minor chip to the underside of the cover rim, the conjoined bowl in good condition, light wear to the gilt rims.


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Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000
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