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Sevres Porcelain Inkstand and Globes.. for Marie Antoinette.

Sevres Porcelain Inkstand and Globes.. for Marie Antoinette.

by Garnier, Edouard

Antique print of Sevres Porcelain Inkstand. Central crown with terrestrial and celestial globes, a gift to Marie-Antoinette by Louis XV.

Original lithograph by Gillot, of one of the finest examples of Sevres porcelain for Le Porcelaine Tendre de Sevres by Edouard Garnier, published in Paris circa 1891 by Maison Quantin. The richness of the finest of Sevres porcelain, with its exquisite luminosity, colour and gilding is well portrayed in these high quality original lithographs.

The Sevres factory was established in 1738 at the Chateau de Vincennes with local craftsmen from the nearby factory at Chantilly, to supply the wealthy and privileged of France under the patronage, and later the ownership, of Louis XV who loved Sevres porcelain, and bought out the shareholders when the company ran into financial difficulties and became sole proprietor from his palace at Versailles.

To border line is 210 x 300mm (8.25 x 11.75 inches). Page size is 305 x 445mm (12 x 17.5 inches)

Stock Number: apSp30/10-50Price: $150.00