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Title

Tea canister and cover

1759-1760

Artist

Sèvres

France

1756 -

  • 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
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    L2010.197.a-b
    Copyright

    Reproduction requests

    Artist information
    Sèvres

    Works in the collection

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  • 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).

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