Pair of French Sevres style pink porcelain cassolettes

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The 'v' shaped pink ground porcelain bodies decorated with a central cartouche depicting a female allegorical painting, one holding flowers, the other wheat, in flowing gowns as they float in the clouds, sumptuously decorated around with scrolling gilt motifs and jewels, the ormolu handles either side cast as female masks, raised on a spreading circular base with ormolu claw feet, the lid mounted with an ormolu pine cone finial
French, 19th Century

Height: 
31 cm