Sevres Cobalt & Gold Enameled Tureen from the 'Service Iconographique Grec'

Sevres Cobalt & Gold Enameled Tureen from the 'Service Iconographique Grec' Sevres Cobalt & Gold Enameled Tureen from the 'Service Iconographique Grec'

Hammer Price w/ BP

$59,800

Lot #: 383
Sevres Cobalt & Gold Enameled Tureen from the 'Service Iconographique Grec'
C. 1812. Sgn. With double eagle heads. Sevres mark and 1812 printed in red; gold script, 2juin BT. Green numerals, 13.cv.12.

Provenance: Descended in the family of William Weightman. The tureen was used in his house in Mt. Airy, outside Philadelphia where he entertained lavishly. After his death, that house, Raven Hill, was given to the catholic church. They converted it into a girl's school. The porcelain has been in the family for over 100 years, thence by descent.
Ht. 9 1/2" W 12"
Provenance
The collection of the Comtesse de Nadaillac (?) James B. Pooley, Philadelphia, 1888 The collection of William Weightman, "Ravenhill", Germantown, Philadelphia By direct descent to the present owner
Condition
Minor fleck to rim of lid.
Auction Date
Feb 21, 2015

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