English & European Ceramics & Glass - 15th December 2020
A pair of Sèvres wine glass coolers (seaux à verre échancré) date codes for 1764
Estimate £1,000 - £2,000 | Hammer £1800
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A pair of Sèvres wine glass coolers (seaux à verre échancré) date codes for 1764, of six-lobed form with small scroll handles, painted with small flower sprays, blue interlaced Ls mark and painter's marks 'ca', raised on ormolu footed bases, 14cm overall. (2)
Provenance: Edmund de Rothschild, the Trustees of Exbury House, Hampshire.
This rounded lobed shape is recorded at Sèvres in the 1750s and is found in the service produced for Madame du Barry in 1771.