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PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF CARL DESANTIS

A SEVRES ROSE MARBRE-GROUND GOLD-MOUNTED SMALL COFFEE POT AND HINGED COVER
1761
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PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF CARL DESANTIS

A SEVRES ROSE MARBRE-GROUND GOLD-MOUNTED SMALL COFFEE POT AND HINGED COVER
1761
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A SEVRES ROSE MARBRE-GROUND GOLD-MOUNTED SMALL COFFEE POT AND HINGED COVER
1761

the pear-shaped body reserved with a conforming gilt-edged panel painted with figures in a riverscape and the cover with a floral wreath, the gold-mounted turned ivory handle set perpendicularly to the gold-covered spout, interlaced L's and date letter I in blue enamel.


height 3 7/8 in.
9.8 cm
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Provenance

Sold, Sotheby's, London, March 14, 1967, lot 4
The Antique Porcelain Company, London
The Collection of Sir John Plumb, F. B. A.
The Collection Of Robert S. Pirie, sold Christie's, New York, May 5, 1999, lot 63

Exhibited

London, Winifred Williams, Eighteenth Century French Porcelain, July 3-20, 1978, no. 39

Literature

Sir John Plumb, "The Intrique of Sèvres", House and Garden, January, 1986, p. 44, illustrated

Catalogue Note

A milk jug and cover (pot à lait) of the same form is illustrated by Tamara Prèaud and Marcelle Brunet, Sèvres Des originies à nos jours, p. 164, no.121, from which the present example was most likely adapted.

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