A Sèvres green-ground tea caddy ‘bôite à thé

Offered by E & H Manners
A Sèvres green-ground tea caddy ‘<i>bôite à thé</i>’

A Sèvres green-ground tea caddy ‘bôite à thé

Offered by E & H Manners
Date & Origin 1761, France
Dimensions
Description
7.0 cm wide
6.4 cm tall
4.8 cm deep

Of rectangular section with concave canted corners, painted with four oval panels each of two birds in branches within gilt cartouches the shoulders with peacock feathers in gold.

A cup (with a later saucer) possibly from the same service is in the Wallace Collection (Savill, p547, C368). Savill cites a cup and saucer and a milk jug ‘à trois pieds’ in the Ashley collection in 1873 and sold in Sotheby’s New York in 1980 (Sotheby’s New York, 15 October 1980, lot 354-5). The two handled tray is in the Beit Collection, Russborough House, Co. Wicklow, Ireland.
Literature
The Wallace Collection Catalogue of Sevres Porcelain, Vol II, Rosalind Savill.
Signed / Inscribed
Interlaced ‘L’s enclosing the date letter h for 1761, Crescent mark for Armand l’aîné, incised cursive ‘M’
Condition
Cover missing. Small chip to one corner. Wear to gilding.
Stock Code 5129
SOLD
Dimensions
Description
7.0 cm wide
6.4 cm tall
4.8 cm deep

Of rectangular section with concave canted corners, painted with four oval panels each of two birds in branches within gilt cartouches the shoulders with peacock feathers in gold.

A cup (with a later saucer) possibly from the same service is in the Wallace Collection (Savill, p547, C368). Savill cites a cup and saucer and a milk jug ‘à trois pieds’ in the Ashley collection in 1873 and sold in Sotheby’s New York in 1980 (Sotheby’s New York, 15 October 1980, lot 354-5). The two handled tray is in the Beit Collection, Russborough House, Co. Wicklow, Ireland.
Stock Code 5129

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