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MILK JUG FROM A TEA OR BREAKFAST SERVICE (DÉJEUNER "LOSANGE")

Made by: Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory

On view in: French Porcelain Room


About this object

Around the jug's neck is a broad border of stippled gold (sablé) with painted blue and purple bell flowers linked by floral garlands. The rest of the body is white. A narrow vine with leaves and red berries encircles the jug's middle section.

Category:
ceramics
Object name:
MILK JUG FROM A TEA OR BREAKFAST SERVICE (DÉJEUNER "LOSANGE")
Made from:
Soft paste porcelain
Made in:
Sèvres, France
Date made:
1767
Size:
4 in. (10.2 cm)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
24.132.2
Class:
CERAMICS
Signature marks:
.2 (creamer) unmarked
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Featured in publication:
"A Taste for Splendor: Russian Imperial and European Treasures from the Hillwood Museum","Sèvres Porcelain at Hillwood"