A Soft-Paste Sèvres Porcelain Covered Ointment Jar, circa 1763-65

This pot à pomade à ornaments, 2nd size, is very special for both its’ shape and decoration but is unmarked

Most other pomade pots produced at Sèvres are of a simple cylindrical shape.  This form is delicately moulded and the acanthus leaves are picked out in red, blue and gold.  The base is unglazed.

Height 8.2cm
Diameter 6cm


Private Collection, London, 2024