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

Sèvres

(France 1756 – )

Title
Milk jug (pot a lait a trois pieds)
Year
circa 1765-1770
Media category
Ceramic
Materials used
soft-paste porcelain
Dimensions

9.5 x 10.6 x 7.3 cm

Credit
On loan from Kenneth Reed
Accession number
L2012.170
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).

Bibliography (1)

Richard Beresford, Eighteenth - Century European Porcelain in the Kenneth Reed collection, Sydney, 2012, 100 (colour illus.). cat.no. 128