Exquisite and very beautiful antique octagonal shape porcelain tea caddy from the Post Empire period in France, around 1830. Most probably manufactured by Porcelaine de Bayeux Langlois period (1812- 1849) Factory. On June 9, 1812, Pierre Joachim Langlois and his wife acquired the buildings of the former Benedictine convent in Bayeux, which was placed under sequestration during the Revolution.This is the founding act of the Bayeux porcelain factory. The oldest pieces, feature patterns laid on the enamel with contrasts of matt and shiny gold, sometimes enriched with polychrome florets in a style inherited from the 18th century. The most famous porcelains of the Langlois period are with blue, red and gold patterns, inspired by Far Eastern porcelain. Wonderfully hand painted polychrome decor and central cartouches. Superbly decorated in blue, red and gold with red apple blossoms in IMARI taste. Opulent, in gold decorated borders around the top and the sides.
Excellent condition, bit of loss of gilt at some places, tiny chip around the opening, absolutely not noticeable, especially when lid is on the jar. 8 cm / 8 cm. The item "Antique French Porcelaine de Bayeux Langlois period enamel tea caddy c 1830" is in sale since Monday, July 26, 2021.
This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Pottery & China\Art Pottery\European Pottery\French". The seller is "oranje-antiques" and is located in 's-Gravenhage. This item can be shipped worldwide.