Decorative Arts Auction

December 05, 2016

LOT 287

Lot 287

Pair of Sèvres Plates, c.1792

Pair of Sèvres Plates, c.1792
Lot 287 Details
Pair of Sèvres Plates, c.1792

painted on the rim and centred with red, blue and yellow flowers and green leaves within scalloped and plain blue and gilt borders
diameter 9.4" — 24 cm.
painted interlaced Ls marks in puce and blue, one enclosing oo for 1792, and painter’s marks

Estimate $1,000-$1,500

Realised: $1,200
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report


Shallow chip at one rim (about 1cm); some wear to gilding; otherwise substantially in good condition; one painter’s mark for Dlle Parpette(?)

LOT 287

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  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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