80 cm high A monumental Jacob Petit porcelain sherbetlik made for the Ottoman market, France, 19th century in three parts, the porcelain body richly decorated with chrysanthemums and daisies with gilt foliate handles, ensuite design to the domed lid which is surmounted by a floral basket, the base with seated deer and ducks on a mossy ground with tall gilt bulrush plants behind them, spout to front
I bought a vintage wicker picnic basket at a Paris flea market for 1€. At Versailles, I bought four different ridiculously ornate tin plates (replicas of official royal china) to fill it. Can't wait to use them this spring/summer. We will eat cake!
Millions are facing junk mail deluge: Secret Royal Mail plan to deliver marketing letters to shoppers who simply click on a product online Homeowners to be sent 'targeted' junk mail based on web shopping habits Simply clicking on products and adding them to 'basket' will trigger post Plans are being trialled by Royal Mail to boost revenues amid falling sales Difficult to opt out of scheme as it falls outside of generic junk mail system.