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.
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).
Rare earthenware plate from Marseille, with contoured edge, off-center decoration of a viola and a hunting horn on the wing and the basin and sowing of flowering branches and insects, brown fillet on the edge. Manufacture of Gaspard Robert - Eighteenth century
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.
Saint-Cloud - Charming little covered box depicting a Buddha seated with his hands on his stomach, decorated in polychromy with branches of flowers in the Kakiemon style. Silver mount, discharge hallmark, Paris 1744-1750. Eighteenth century - around 1740. Information and additional photos on request
Box containing a suite of six knives, the handles in soft Saint-Cloud porcelain decorated in shades of blue with lambrequins, the steel blades stamped with the cutler's mark and period silver mounts Eighteenth century - Around 1700-20
Marseille earthenware plate from the Gaspard Robert factory with contoured edge, off-centered polychrome decoration of flowers and a pear and flowering stems on the wing, ocher fillet on the edge. Manufacture of Gaspard Robert - Eighteenth century.
Snuff box in soft Saint-Cloud porcelain, mounted in silver, in the shape of a Chinese reclining in a long robe painted with scattered bouquets of oriental flowers attached to the waist by a belt, an insect on his head, lying on a mound decorated with an iron-red flower and green leaves, the cover with scattered decoration of flowers and insects - Eighteenth century - around 1740
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.