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  • Place of origin:

    Rouen (made)

  • Date:

    early 18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tin-glazed earthenware painted with enamels and moulded

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Stuart Gerald Davis

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 143, The Timothy Sainsbury Gallery, case 13, shelf 3

Physical description

Ewer of tin-glazed earthenware painted in colours. Cylindrical with a broad open mouth shaped into a lip for pouring. Tapering downwards towards a fluted section, then constricted above a hollow and shallow pedestal foot. Lizard-like scroll handle. Moulded mask beneath the spout. Painted in the 'style rayonnant' with bands and panels of ferronerie with lambrequins and swags of fruit.

Place of Origin

Rouen (made)


early 18th century (made)



Materials and Techniques

Tin-glazed earthenware painted with enamels and moulded

Marks and inscriptions

No mark


Height: 30.6 cm, Depth: 26.0 cm maximum, Width: 15.1 cm, Weight: 1.200 kg

Descriptive line

Ewer of tin-glazed earthenware painted with enamels, Rouen, early 18th century.


Tin glaze; Earthenware


Painted; Moulded

Subjects depicted

Fluted; Mask; Fruit; Scroll; Flowers


Ceramics; Earthenware


Ceramics Collection

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