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18th Century Sevres Coffee Can Gobelet Litron Marie Jeanne Barbe Bunel


Code: FA0419


W: 8cm (3.1")H: 6cm (2.4")D: 5.5cm (2.2")

Pretty Sevres porcelain coffee can ("gobelet litron") painted in polychrome enamels with 3 red-brown bands at the rim, foot and part way down edged with gilding. In between the upper 2 bands is a frieze of blue interlinked waves again edged with gilding and with finely painted yellow and pink floral sprays within each loop. Pink bellflowers sit in the outer gaps between each link. The lower part is scattered with more floral sprays in blue and pink. 

Marked to the base with date mark for 1789 and artist initials for Marie Jeanne Barbe Bunel.

It measures 6cm high, 5.5cm rim to rim and 8cm rim to handle. 

Condition is very good with no damage or restoration, minimal surface wear to the enamels, a little to the gilding, mainly to the very bottom band and the top edge of the rim.