Sevres ewer and basin

The ewer and basin known as a pot a eau ordinaire, both pieces marked on the base with crossed L's and the date letter I for 1761.

Details

Medium:
Soft paste porcelain
Dimensions:
13 cm
Art Fund grant:
£625 ( Total: £2,500)
Acquired in:
1985
Vendor:
Kate Foster Ltd

The silver mount bears the Paris decharge mark. The decoration is in monochrome of dark and pale pinky-red showing pairs of birds in a landscape. The rims are gilded.

Provenance

Kate Foster Ltd.

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