A Large Soft-Paste Sèvres Porcelain Covered Tankard, 1759

This large pot à boire has the factory mark in blue enclosing the date letter F for 1759. Painter’s mark of a caduceus for Jean Bouchet (active at Sèvres 1757-93).

Large covered tankards were described in factory documents as pots à boire, or sometimes pots à tabac as in the 18th century tobacco was sometimes consumed like a tea.

Height 15cm
Width 9.5cm
Depth 14.5cm


£ 7,200


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