Hard-paste porcelain Pestum-shaped sugar pot, with an 'agate' blue ground decorated with a seedling of gold pastilles and a frieze of colored blue and pink daisies, interspersed with four green leaves in the round.
Sèvres Imperial and Royal Manufactory, 1813.
Mark printed in red from the Imperial factory, indication of the date "tz" in gold for 1813, mark of the gilder.
Good overall condition, a restored shine to the cover, slight wear to the painting.
H. 14 x D. 9 cm.
King Louis XVIII
This sugar bowl is part of the "blue agate background, frieze of colored daisies" cabaret composed of 12 tea cups with palmette handles and saucers, a Pestum teapot, a Pestum sugar pot (at 35 francs each), a milk jug Pestum and a bowl on foot (former Olivier Aaron collection, sold at Rémy Le Fur, October 8, 2019, lot 192). He entered the Manufacture's sales store on April 22, 1813 (Arch. Sèvres, Vv1, 3, v ° - 35), for a total cost of 484 francs. It was exhibited at the Salon des Tuileries in December 1814 and then delivered to King Louis XVIII that same month of December 1814 (Vbb5, 2 v °), following the King's visit during this exhibition.