A Sèvres porcelain cup with violets

A Sèvres porcelain cup with violets

"Tasse litron fragonard et sa soucoupe" model with scroll handle issuing from a dolphin and a snake's head. Decorated with a dense band of white and purple violets. The rims with gilt tendrils, the saucer with gilt beading. Blue stamped crowned double-L monogram with 30, "R.....30" in gilt for Pierre-Nicolas Richard, the cup presumably with the incised mark of Pierre-Nicolas Marchand, the saucer incised 01-66 and LU (?).
1830.

Provenance

Christie's New York, 24th May 2000, lot 183.

Lot 77 Dα

Estimate:
2.000 € - 3.000 €

Result:
3.500 €