Lot 260

FEUILLET ATTRIBUTED PORCELAIN AND DESPREZ ALEXANDER I SULPHIDE CABINET CUP AND SAUCER

Estimate: $5,000 - $8,000
Unsold

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $10
$200 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

FEUILLET ATTRIBUTED PORCELAIN AND DESPREZ ALEXANDER I SULPHIDE CABINET CUP AND SAUCER, cup having an overall gilt surface and interior, large central reserve featuring a military rider with a long spear riding a horse in a winter scene and moving towards a small castle, acid-etched frame and upper band of drapery decoration, fitted with a signed "DESPREZ" sulphide of Alexander the 1st of Russia to the base. France. First quarter 19th century. Cup: 5 3/8" HOA, 4 3/4" D rim. Saucer: 1 1/4" H, 6 1/4" D.
Literature: Parallels Jokelson - Sulphides: The Art of Cameo Incrustation, p. 58, fig. XIII. Parallels - Glass Paperweights of the Bergstrom-Mahler Museum, p. 3, fig. 592.
Catalogue Note: A very similar example was sold by Sotheby's, 4/22/2010, lot 260.

Condition

Undamaged with some surface wear.

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From the collection of Tad McKeon, Loudon, TN.