A fine quality Sèvres porcelain bowl, 1758-9, painted with a scene of two soldiers playing cards, inside a circular panel with jewelled border, on a blue ground with moulded fleur-de-lys pattern, a panel to reverse containing objects of military interest, mark to base, 8cm diameter, together with a Sèvres bleu celeste cup painted with cherubs, and a Limoges cup and saucer (4)
Sold for £220
Good condition. The bowl has some minor losses to the jewelled decoration. The Limoges saucer has some small footrim chips.
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Auction: Fine Art & Antiques, Tue, 9th Aug 2022
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