Two small litron cups and their saucers in soft Tournai porcelain from the service of the Duke of Orléans, decorated with birds from Buffon's "The Natural History of Birds". The first of these two cups is decorated with the "Purple-breasted Blue Manakin" and on the saucer the "Varied Amazon Parrot from Brazil" The second cup is decorated with the "Black Father, from Martinique" and its saucer with the "Choucas des philipines” on a blue background decorated with gilt foliage, arabesques and garlands of pearls and butterflies in medallions. They are equipped with a rectangular handle called "Greek" The name of the birds is written in black on the reverse - Eighteenth century, circa 1787-1792
Pair of salt cellars in soft Saint-Cloud porcelain, octagonal in shape on a flared pedestal and gadroons in relief on the edges, decorated in blue monochrome with a flower in the center and valances and foliage scrolls. Eighteenth century - Around 1710-1725. For a similar decoration see the catalog of the museum of decorative arts of Paris - Ref: The porcelain collection of Saint-Cloud by Catherine Lahaussois 1997. Page 46.N°49 of the catalog.
Amusing earthenware plate from Lyon with curved edge, polychrome decoration of a man bringing down a grotesque animal with a pike, bird in flight, curved tree and anamorphosis framing the scene, the wing decorated with a snail and flowering branches. EighteenIth century.
Trembling cup and its saucer in soft Saint-Cloud porcelain with large gadroons in relief, decorated in blue camaïeu with crisscrossed braiding. At the bottom of the cup, an oriental flower. Eighteenth century - Around 1710-1720 - For a similar trembling cup see the catalog of the museum of decorative arts of Paris - The porcelain collection of Saint-Cloud by Catherine Lahaussois 1997. Page 56/57.
Pair of small bowls and their saucers in soft Saint-Cloud porcelain with relief gadroons, decorated in blue shades of lambrequins and foliage scrolls, the interior decorated with an oriental flower. the saucers decorated with a rosette in the center. Eighteenth century - Around 1710-1720. For a similar decoration see the catalog of the museum of decorative arts of Paris - Ref: The porcelain collection of Saint-Cloud by Catherine Lahaussois 1997.
Plate with contoured edge in polychrome earthenware from Nevers with patriotic polychrome decoration from the revolutionary period representing an open book bearing the date 1792 surrounded by flowers and crossed behind, the three orders (spade, papal cross and sword) Bibliography: Similar model: “Revolutionary Earthenware” C. Bonnet collection Louis Heitschel P.151 N°273 - Eighteenth century - Revolutionary period.
Group with two figures in Niderviller earthenware with polychrome and gold decoration representing Renaud and Armide asleep, after the work of the sculptor Lemire. Eighteenth century - around 1765-1770 - A similar group in Niderviller earthenware, after the work of the sculptor Lemire, is reproduced in the repertoire of French earthenware by Dr. Chompret (plate 25A).
Plate with contoured edge with polychrome patriotic decoration on a flowered terrace with drum, pikes, barrel of cannon and eight cannonballs and the tree of freedom surmounted by the Phrygian cap surrounded by the inscription "live free or die". Eighteenth century - Revolutionary period.
Large anthropomorphic pitcher in Lille earthenware called "Jacqueline", covered, representing a woman in a flowered dress and polka-dot apron, sitting on a green mound - Eighteenth century
Rare small Sinceny earthenware vase, in the shape of a piriform bottle with polychrome decoration of a Chinese on a terrace next to a fence, pomegranates and flowering branches, a flying bird and butterfly and small flowers in the Kakiemon style, yellow net at the base and collar - Eighteenth century - High: 16.5cm - Some chips.
Five forks and two knives, the handles in opaline glass decorated with polychrome floral motifs and the end of birds or Chinese. Royal glassworks of the Duke of Orleans - Bernard Perrot or Germany. Beginning of the eighteenth century
Two small shell-shaped dishes in Aprey earthenware with polychrome decoration of bouquets of flowers in fine quality, combed purple on the edge - Eighteenth century.