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Emile Bourgeois Old Vienese Leaf French Imperial Coffee Cup & Saucer

Emile Bourgeois Old Vienese Leaf French Imperial Coffee Cup & Saucer

In 1862 Emile Bourgeois took an eighteen year lease on 21 Rue Drouot, Paris and opened ‘Le Grand Depot’ becoming the exclusive importer for Minton, Copeland, Wedgewood. Within 5 years his business had flourished and he had popular designs copied in England and manufacturered with his own marks.

This duo has 2 different marks as shown, the cup piece has an early mark pre dating his expansion to Marsaille and probably dates from the 1870's the Old Vienese Leaf design and milky white porcelain is typical of continental porcelain. The saucer has the grand depot mark and is also marked Limoges.

The delicate leaf edge is particularly attractive against the white porcelain and is typical of the Biedermeier period. It highlights the unique quality of the surface and the transparent whiteness of the porcelain

Price: 38.00


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