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).
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
On loan from Kenneth Reed
Referenced in 1 publication
Eighteenth - Century European Porcelain in the Kenneth Reed collection, Sydney, 2012, 98 (colour illus.). cat.no. 123