This is a French Haviland & Co Limoges individual chocolate pot, a pot intended for the use of one person, a solitary pot, made of hard paste porcelain. The date is circa 1893 to 1930.
The pot is 6 ½” high by 3” wide.
The factory transfer pattern is a border of maple leaves in pastel colors of pink and green, outlined in brown, and the pattern goes around the top of the pot and around the top of the lid. There is a dark overlay pattern over the leaves at the edge. The edges and handle are trimmed in gold. The spout has additional gold detail.
The lid is a typical chocolate pot lid with a deep insert and a wide cleft for the spout. Inside the lid there is a red overglaze factory decorating mark of Haviland & Co Limoges.
The bottom has the underglaze mark of Haviland France and the red overglaze factory decorating mark of Haviland & Co Limoges France. In addition there is the impressed letter of “D” next to the impressed number of “3” followed by the impressed number of “2.”
There are no chips, nicks, cracks or crazing. There is minimal wear to the gold trim.
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