Locre, Paris - Two ice cream containers (2) - Louis XVI - Porcelain

Description
Locre, Paris - Two ice cream containers (2) - Louis XVI - Porcelain
France - Mid 18th century

Pair of large, white porcelain containers from Locré (factory created in 1771) to keep ice creams cold.

The container consists of three pieces: the first is a large container with handles where the ice was placed; the second one is another container where the ice cream was placed and finally, a third container, which covered the whole and allowed to place another layer of crushed ice on top, making a refrigerator effect. So the ice cream would be kept in perfect conditions until its consumption at the table.

The décor is very abundant, with flowers and leaves garlands in various colours, alternating with gold. The set is in perfect conditions, unrestored and features Locré porcelain markings on the cobalt blue base.

The cost of special packaging needed for the porcelain to arrive in perfect conditions is not included in the transport.

Lot details
No. of items
2
Object
Two ice cream containers
Material
Porcelain
Manufacturer/ Brand
Locre, Paris
Style
Louis XVI
Estimated Period
Mid 18th century
Country of Origin
France
Condition
Fair condition - heavily used & with possibly minor parts missing
Dimensions
29×24×24 cm
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