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A Tournai coffee cup and bullet-shaped teapot and cover, circa 1760/65.

The cup is 7.5cm. in height, the bullet-shaped teapot, 16cm. Both are moulded with fine spiral ribbing painted in purplish underglaze blue with a stylised oriental flowering tree emerging from a rock garden beneath a border of fine lambrequins. The base of the teapot also has crossed swords and a cross mark, together with an incised monogram IF.
The porcelain factory in Tournai, Belgium produced porcelain from about the mid 18th Century until the mid 19th Century.


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