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Milk jug and cover

Milk jug and cover

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (made)

  • Date:

    first half of 18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Saint-Cloud porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain, painted in underglaze blue

  • Credit Line:

    Given by J. H. Fitzhenry

  • Museum number:

    C.475&A-1909

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case T, shelf 1 []

Physical description

Milk jug and cover of soft-paste porcelain, painted in underglaze blue. Pear-shaped body, gadrooned round the foot, wide neck with reeded projecting lip, scroll loop handle, slightly convex cover. The upper part of the jug is painted with elaborate lambrequin ornament partly composed of festooned drapery. Above the gadroons is a band of symmetrical scrolls. On the top of the cover is a floral device. Round the foot and the edge of the cover are borders of chevron pattern.

Place of Origin

Paris (made)

Date

first half of 18th century (made)

Artist/maker

Saint-Cloud porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain, painted in underglaze blue

Dimensions

Height: 14.0 cm, Diameter: 8.6 cm

Descriptive line

Milk jug and cover, soft-paste porcelain painted in underglaze blue, Saint-Cloud porcelain factory, France, first half of 18th century

Materials

Soft paste porcelain; Cobalt oxide

Techniques

Painted; Underglazed

Subjects depicted

Scrollwork; Floral patterns; Chevrons

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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