19th century porcelain coffee service in Sevres taste. It comprises: a coffeepot, a milkpot, a sugar bowl and 12 cups with saucers. Each of the 27 exquisit pieces displays delicately hand-painted cartouches of mythological characters within gilt borders highlighted with foliages. The coffeepot, the milkpot and the sugar bowl feature Cupid and young women playing music or helping him to prepare his arrows. The cups are decorated with winged putti on clouds. The saucers are adorned with bouquets of roses. Some scenes are signed "Polyet". Napoleon III period.
Dim. coffeepot: H: 19 cm, L: 23 cm, P: 11,5 cm.
Dim. sugar bowl: H: 15 cm, L: 17,5 cm, P: 11 cm.
Dim. milkpot: H: 12,5 cm; L: 12,5 cm; P: 8 cm.
The set is housed in its original fitted case, with each piece held in its own space. The case with silk lid and velvet bottom.
Dim case : L: 86 cm, P: 53 cm, H: 14 cm.
This porcelain coffee service is in very good condition. The velvet bottom of the case with spotting and signs of wear typical to age and use, can be restored on request.