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Title

Tea canister and cover


Artist

Sèvres

France

1756 -


About

The pale blue ground is a later variant of the turquoise blue ground colour (normally described in factory documents as ‘bleu céleste’) introduced in 1753. The piece bears on the base the red inventory number of the J Pierpont Morgan collection.


Details


Date

1776


Media category

Ceramic


Materials used

soft-paste porcelain


Dimensions

canister 6.7 x 7.3 x 5.1 cm; cover 1.4 x 3.0 cm diam; combined height 7.9 cm


Credit

On loan from Kenneth Reed


Accession number

L2012.188.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, 105 (colour illus.). cat.no. 142