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Title

Tea canister and cover

1759-1760


Artist

Sèvres

France

1756 -


About

The vibrant pink ground (described in factory documents as rose, never ‘rose Pompadour’) was an invention of the painter Philippe Xhrouuet c1757. In this example the gilding is without the carmine enamel edging found on the compotiers (L2012.165, L2012.166).


Details


Date

1759-1760


Media category

Ceramic


Materials used

soft-paste porcelain


Dimensions

7.8 x 7.1 x 5.0 cm :

a - tea caddy; 6.8 x 7.1 x 5 cm

b - lid; 1.4 x 3 x 3 cm


Credit

On loan from Kenneth Reed


Accession number

L2010.197.a-b


Artist information

Sèvres

Works in the collection

37


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


Richard Beresford, Eighteenth - Century European Porcelain in the Kenneth Reed collection, Sydney, 2012, 98 (colour illus.). cat.no. 123