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Milk jug and cover

Milk jug and cover

  • Place of origin:

    Oise (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1730 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Chantilly porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain, painted in enamels

  • Credit Line:

    Given by J. H. Fitzhenry

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 25, shelf 5 []

Physical description

Milk jug and cover of soft-paste porcelain, painted in enamel colours, in imitation of Kakiemon porcelain. The cover is attached to the jug by a silver chain. The whole surface lobed. Bulbous body, wide mouth, projecting lip, loop handle, slightly domed cover. Painted with a squirrel eating grapes and a wattle fence.

Place of Origin

Oise (made)


ca. 1730 (made)


Chantilly porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain, painted in enamels

Marks and inscriptions

A hunting horn, in red


Height: 11.1 cm, Diameter: 6.0 cm

Descriptive line

Milk jug and cover, soft-paste porcelain painted in enamels, Chantilly porcelain factory, France (Oise), middle of 18th century


Soft paste porcelain; Enamel


Painted; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Grapes; Squirrels


Ceramics; Porcelain


Ceramics Collection

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