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Fine Sèvres Chinoiserie coffee can and saucer, tasse litron et sa soucoupe, on an unusual purple ground. The saucer is decorated with two small landscapes depicting workers in fanciful landscapes executed with polychrome glazes and gilding; there is a butterfly in the center. The cup depicts two large-scale Chinese men in a continuous landscape.

Orange crowned Sèvres mark (hard paste.)

Painter’s mark: Jean-Jacques Dieu

Origin: France     Period: Louis XVI