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A PARIS LARGE PORTRAIT COFFEE-CAN AND SAUCER

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PERIOD: 19th Century

A PARIS LARGE PORTRAIT COFFEE-CAN AND SAUCER CIRCA 1805, INCISED U MARK TO CUP Painted with a portrait of a lady, quarter-length, wearing a bonnet tied with a blue and red spotted ribbon and a lace empire-line dress, against a mottled brown background with a Sgraffito inscription PĚ LeGros 1805 within a gilt oval band reserved on a simulated marble ground in shades of brown, below a matt-gilt band burnished with stars, the interior richly gilt, the saucer gilt with a monogram LH (?) on similar marbled ground (saucer with faint stained hairline crack, star-crack, minor wear to gilding

PRIX: $5000

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