A PAIR OF FRENCH PÂTE-SUR-PÂTE BLUE-GROUND RECTANGULAR PLAQUES AND AN OVAL GREEN-GROUND PLAQUE, 'LA TOILETTE', BY TAXILE DOAT  DATED 1881 AND 1883
A PAIR OF FRENCH PÂTE-SUR-PÂTE BLUE-GROUND RECTANGULAR PLAQUES AND AN OVAL GREEN-GROUND PLAQUE, 'LA TOILETTE', BY TAXILE DOAT  DATED 1881 AND 1883
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A PAIR OF FRENCH PÂTE-SUR-PÂTE BLUE-GROUND RECTANGULAR PLAQUES AND AN OVAL GREEN-GROUND PLAQUE, 'LA TOILETTE', BY TAXILE DOAT DATED 1881 AND 1883

Estimate: 800 - 1,200 USD

A PAIR OF FRENCH PÂTE-SUR-PÂTE BLUE-GROUND RECTANGULAR PLAQUES AND AN OVAL GREEN-GROUND PLAQUE, 'LA TOILETTE', BY TAXILE DOAT DATED 1881 AND 1883

Estimate: 800 - 1,200 USD

Lot Sold:875USD

Lot Details

Description

A PAIR OF FRENCH PÂTE-SUR-PÂTE BLUE-GROUND RECTANGULAR PLAQUES AND AN OVAL GREEN-GROUND PLAQUE, 'LA TOILETTE', BY TAXILE DOAT DATED 1881 AND 1883


each signed in white slip with a TD monogram, the blue-ground pair each decorated in white slip with a Muse and a putto within blue enamel Bérainesque surrounds, the reverse incised taxile Doat/ 1881; the green-ground plaque decorated with flying putti helping a maiden dress, one of the pair and the oval plaque with gilt-metal frames. 

The pair 4¾x 3¼in.; The oval plaque 9 x 6⅝in.

12 x 8.2 cm; 22.8 x 16.8 cm

Condition Report

Rectangular plaques: the mounted plaque has not been examined out of the frame; both in generally good condition.

Oval plaque: not examined out of its frame; there is an approximate 4-in. filled firing tear running from the lower portion of one long side into the center of the plaque - somewhat visible in the catalogue illustration


In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

Cataloguing

Provenance

The pair: Wm. H. Plummer & Co., Ltd, New York, bearing labels 

Christie's New York, April 21, 2009, lot 36

Wedgwood and Beyond: English Ceramics from the Starr Collection
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