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A Very Rare Chantilly Covered Ointment Pot With Screw Lid

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Dates Circa 1735
Description A very rare Chantilly covered ointment pot with a screw lid (pot à toilette à couvercle vissé), painted with a Kakiemon design of two storks, the reverse with a flying blue and orange patterned dragon over three leaf motifs. The cover painted with two blue storks and an elaborate kakiemon patterned border. Marked with a red hunting horn.

Provenance: Collection label for Mme. de Mondiargues.

9cm High

7cm Dia.
Condition Cover broken and professionally restored - in beautiful working order
Literature G. Le Duc, Porcelain tendre de Chantilly, p.82. Antoinette Faÿ-Hallé, Christine Lahaussois, Porcelaine Française du XV111 siècle Histoire, Motifs & Marques. P.58, no.2, for this very same pot and cover.