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Signature: Signed inside foot in red: J.M.H.Inscription: Copernicus: (in gold panel below) Copernic. Systeme planétaire; (in banderoles) Motu/octave spherae; (in shield above) Thom.Gutenberg: (in panel below) Guttemberg invente l'imprimerie en 1446; (in banderoles) abcdefghilm(n)o/...eccellisMarking: Printed in blue:  Crowned monogram LP, SEVRES 1844 (factory mark 1834–48); incised inside foot:  32-3 (production mark for March 1832);  Ls in script (unidentified workman's mark)
[ sale, Arcole , Paris, June 27, 1989, lot 82; pair sold for $45,000 ] ; Guy Stair Sainty
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