Paris Porcelain coffee can with rebus & gilt swags, c. 1800
Paris Porcelain coffee can, the front bearing a ‘rebus’ – a hidden picture message, reading ‘?? a tree / L / hedge 1/plice ?? ‘ (please tell us if you understand it!) , set in a gilt swag cartouche, the remainder of the outside with a wide gilt band of classical stylised foliage.