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Covered jug

  • Place of origin:

    Rouen (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1750 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Sinceny pottery factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tin-glazed earthenware, painted in colours, with pewter mount

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 45, shelf 1

Physical description

Covered jug, pear-shaped body, on low raised foot, with low domed cover, painted in colours with large birds among India flowers

Place of Origin

Rouen (possibly, made)


ca. 1750 (made)


Sinceny pottery factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Tin-glazed earthenware, painted in colours, with pewter mount


Height: 20.3 cm, Depth: 14.3 cm, Width: 11.4 cm, Weight: 0.590 kg

Object history note

Bought from Fétis collection (sale at Hotel Drouot, Paris, 18-20 April 1887)

Descriptive line

Covered jug, tin-glazed earthenware, pear-shaped body, bird and floral decoration painted in colours, possibly Sinceny pottery factory, Rouen, about 1750

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Caiger-Smith Alan, Tin-glazed pottery, London, 1973

Production Note

Acquired as Belgian. In the opinion of Dr Brinkmannn of Hamburg this piece was made at Rouen or Sinceny. Reattributed to Rouen or Sinceny on label of 1953.


Earthenware; Tin-glaze; Pewter



Subjects depicted

Birds; Floral patterns


Ceramics; Earthenware; Tableware & cutlery; Figures & Decorative ceramics; Containers


Ceramics Collection

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