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Sevres French Porcelain of Royalty. Beautiful Vases & Jug lithograph c1890

Sevres French Porcelain of Royalty. Beautiful Vases & Jug lithograph c1890

by Garnier, Edouard

Antique Print of Sevres Porcelain, heavily gilded and painted, epitomising the "French porcelain of royalty".

Original colour-printed lithograph, highlighted with gold by Gillot. One of a selection 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 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. Sevres porcelain was so loved by King Louis XV that when the company ran into financial difficulties he bought out the shareholders and became sole proprietor at 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: apSp39/6-30-Price: $198.00

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