18th-century “Feuilles de Choux" Bowl - Decorative Arts

18th-century “Feuilles de Choux"  Bowl
18th-century “Feuilles de Choux"  Bowl
18th-century “Feuilles de Choux"  Bowl

18th-century “Feuilles de Choux" Bowl

A rare Louis-XV period "Feuilles de Choux [cabbage leaf]" Bowl by the royal Sèvres porcelain manufactory in superb condition, decorated with floral sprays and gilding. Appropriately marked with the LL monogram in overglaze enamel on base. Parcel-gilt soft-paste porcelain with blue enamel, French, c. 1770.

Drawings of the Cabbage Leaf blank survive among the technical drawings by the artists who worked at Sèvres during this period, allowing a rather precise date. This piece was likely given as an opulent royal gift to a courtier or foreign dignitary, probably as part of a larger dinner service.

3" h. x 9" diameter
Price: $4,500

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