11 juin 2014

A rare Sèvres 'petit verd'-ground teapot and cover, circa 1765

A rare Sèvres 'petit verd'-ground teapot and cover, circa 1765. Photo: Bonhams. Théière 'Calabre' of the third size, painted by Antoine-Joseph Chappuis (l'âiné) with an oval bird vignette on each side, surrounded by an undulating pattern of blue shellwork against turquoise ground with gilt horizontal lines, the spout with entwined flower garland, the cover surmounted by a flower finial, 12.2cm high, interlaced LL monogram enclosing date letter M and painter's mark cp, impressed oo (2). Estimate £8,000 - 10,000 (€9,900 - 12,000) A... [Lire la suite]