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

The yellow and red decoration is of the kind known in factory records as a pointillé (dotted) ground and was produced in several different colours (compare L2012.191.a-b). The landscape painting belongs to a late revival of a type of decoration found on Vincennes porcelain, but in late examples is much less finely executed (compare L2012.77).

Year
circa 1775-1780
Media
Ceramic
Medium
soft-paste porcelain
Dimensions
9.9 x 10.5 x 7.5 cm
Credit
On loan from Kenneth Reed
Accession number
L2012.187