An image of Milk jug (pot a lait a trois pieds)

Sèvres

(France 1756 – )

Milk jug (pot a lait a trois pieds)

Location
18th c European porcelain
Further information

This form of milk jug derives from silver prototypes. It was introduced at Sèvres in 1752 and became one of the factory’s most successful designs, widely copied at other factories (compare L2012.137).

Year
circa 1765-1770
Media
Ceramic
Medium
soft-paste porcelain
Dimensions
9.5 x 10.6 x 7.3 cm
Credit
On loan from Kenneth Reed
Accession number
L2012.170