Lot 120
  • 120

A Sèvres 'bleu agate'-ground part dinner service circa 1833-45

15,000 - 20,000 USD
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  • porcelain
from the service commissioned by Louis-Philippe for the Château de Compiègne, each piece decorated with a wide band of gilt palmettes, comprising: a large circular bowl, eight footed compotes, two smaller compotes, a pair of ormolu-mounted bowls, two sauce tureens, covers and fixed stands, two écuelles, stands and covers, eight boat-shaped dishes, ninety-one dinner plates, twelve soup plates, crowned LP SEVRES and date marks in blue, CHATEAU DE COMPIEGNE marks in red. Together with a similar dinner plate, dated 1881 and eleven dinner plates, 20th century. 148 pieces.

Catalogue Note

Pieces from this service, which was also delivered to the Château de Saint Cloud, are illustrated in Brigitte Ducrot, Porcelaines et Terres de Sèvres, pp. 159-169. A similar service was sold at Sotheby's Paris, April 19th, 2016, lot 379.