London, South Kensington
24 May 2001
A Sèvres violet-ground three-tier metal-mounted tazza and a stand
with graduated circular tiers, each gilt with a band of anthemion leaves, within a border gilt with a band of trailing ivy within gilt-line rims, the circular base gilt with anthemion and stylised ornament, the metal finial moulded as a pineapple issuing two scrolling leaf handles, printed and incised marks, date code for 1831 (the base possibly associated, light rubbing to gilding) -- 42cm. high
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