P103 - SEVRES SHAPED-OVAL TRAY (DEJEUNER DU ROI)
Blue interlaced L’s enclosing M for 1765, painter’s mark for Viellard
Central panel in poly-chrome colors showing landscape.
Bleu-de-roi ground. Border enriched with gilt laurel
Painted with peasants just outside a village, the border gilt with berried vine
7 in. (17.8 cm) wide, 9 ¾ in. (24.8 cm) long
Cleo M. and G. Ryland Scott Jr., Antique Porcelain Digest, Newport, England, 1961, pp. 156-157, fig. 35.
On display in the “George Ryland Scott Collection” in The Memphis Brooks Museum of Art from June 1955 until May 1960.