A Necessaire de Voyage by Counsinet Ambroise

A necessaire de Voyage, a travelling Turkish coffee set for one person, consisting of a cup, saucer and sugar-bowl with lid, all in Sevres porcelain painted by Thevent pere, date marked 1776 and 1777; a small gold coffee pot, a gold spoon, and two glass water phials with gold tops, all with the hallmark of Ambroise Cousinet, Paris 1775.

Details

Medium:
Sevres porcelain
Dimensions:
11.2 x 17.4 cm
Art Fund grant:
£3,000 ( Total: £12,000)
Acquired in:
1981
Vendor:
Winifred Williams

All fitted in a Japanese lacquer box. The whole set contained in a fitted Japanese lacquer box. The sucrier carries the Sevres paper sale label.

Provenance

David Weil, Mme L H Bouilhet, E A Phillips.

Venue details

The Bowes Museum Newgate, BARNARD CASTLE County Durham DL12 8NP 01833 690606 www.thebowesmuseum.org.uk

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £10.50)

Mon – Sun, 10am – 5pm

Closed 25, 26 Dec and 1 Jan

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