Pair of Clignancourt cache pots, flower swags, c. 1780


Pair of Clignancourt cache pots, the twin-handle forms with colourful swags of flowers to the sides, pendant from gilt ‘nails’, the rim with a dentil edge. Red stamp mark ‘LSX’ monogram, c. 1780



11cm high, 21cm wide


ref. Guillebon 'Faience et Porcelain de Paris' p127 for similar swags on a Clignacourt piece from c. 1780. Clignancourt was founded in 1775, and made fine quality hard-paste porcelains until the mid-1790's. Also known as 'Porcelaine de Monsieur', as it came under the patronage of Monsieur, the king's brother and the future Louis XVIII.

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