Théière Calabre, probably fifth size
Height 10.0 cm, length 12.8 cm
Interlaced Ls, date-letter H for 1761, painter’s mark an anchor for Charles Buteux (active 1756-1782)
Bleu céleste ground, trophies: on one side, a shell with water, a quiver of arrows and a lighted torch, on the other, a flute, a pipe, a shepherd’s crook and a straw hat; on the spout, three arrows tied with a ribbon.
Provenance: Sotheby’s New York, 5 November 1998, lot 148.
Tiny chip to spout.