This is a French Haviland & Co Limoges hard paste porcelain coffee or tea pot that is hand painted outside of the factory. The date is circa 1894 to 1930.
The pot is 7 3/4” high and 9” wide from handle-to-spout.
The inside has a built-in strainer at the base of the spout to catch tea leaves or coffee grounds.
The outside is painted with purple violets and green leaves. The ground is shaded from lavender to pale green.
The handle, inside the spout, the finial and the mouth are trimmed in gold. There is noticeable wear to the gold trim around the mouth, and some wear on the handle.
There are no chips, nicks, cracks or crazing.
The green underglaze maker’s mark is Haviland France.
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