A French Sèvres Manufacture porcelain egg from the 19th century, with putto and floral hand painted décor. Born in France during the 19th century, this exquisite decorative egg features an oval lid beautifully adorned with a putto holding a delicate flower in each hand, a thin blue cloth resting on his thigh. He is surrounded by a hand painted décor of colorful bouquets of flowers accented by a raised garland of pink roses. The lower section showcases a scalloped base with gilt highlights and the underside presents the Sèvres mark with the royal cipher showcasing two interlaced Ls surrounding a central S. With its lovely colors and graceful lines, this French Sèvres Porcelain egg will bring a lovely decorative touch to any living room or bedroom.
Place of Origin: France
Period: 19th Century
Dimensions: 7.75"W x 5.375"D x 9"H
Inventory Number: SC10