It is beautifully painted with a ceramic faux rope connecting the spout to the body of the pot. A quote by the French Diplomat, Tallyrand, is painted in French at the top. "Noir Le Diable - Chaud L'en Fer - Pur un ange - Doux L'amour".
Translation: "Black as the Devil, Hot as Hell, Soft as an Angel, Sweet as Love". The set contains 17 pieces: Coffee pot and cover, Sugar and Creamer with cover, 6 cups and 6 saucers. All in very good to excellent condition - no damage that I can see - from the 50s.Dimensions: Pot 7.5" tall x 7.5 wide from spout to handle, Creamer: 5 1/4 from spout tip to handle and 2 1/2" tall, Sugar: 2 1/4" tall x 4 3/4" from handle to handle, Cup: approx. 2 1/4" tall x 2 1/2" at opening, Saucer: 4 1/4 wide. This beautiful set is hand made and hand painted - an incredible set for the collector. Ocean front New England estate find.
The item "Vtg CERAMIC COFFE POT SET Made in Italy Hand painted Espresso Tallyrand 17 pcs" is in sale since Saturday, January 30, 2021. This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Pottery & China\Art Pottery\European Pottery\Italian".978" and is located in Newburyport, Massachusetts. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Montserrat, Turks and caicos islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Viet nam, Uruguay.