970. Superb French Hand Painted Sevres Porcelain Oval Form Centerpiece 19thCt

Superb Hand Painted French Twin Handle Sevres Porcelain Centerpiece of Oval Outline, last half of the Nineteenth Century. 

The main oval bowl with lavish tooled raised exquisite gilding on a dark green ground, the back with similar decoration above an oval spreading socle ending on a square platform base. The two handles modelled as long neck swans.  

Provenance: Retailed by Antiques Dealer Leon Bregere. 14 Boulard des Moulins, Monte Carlo. Sold in 1912, see image. 

Condition: Good condition for such an early piece except for very light wear to gilding at high points. Mark as per image shown.  

Width: (entire) 13" (33cm). Height: 76.5" (16.5cm). Depth: (at top rim) 4.5" (11.5cm).