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Title

Tea canister and cover

1776

Artist

Sèvres

France

1756 –

Alternate image of Tea canister and cover by Sèvres
Alternate image of Tea canister and cover by Sèvres
  • 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
    Location
    18th c European porcelain
    Accession number
    L2012.188.a-b
    Copyright

    Reproduction requests

    Artist information
    Sèvres

    Works in the collection

    37

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  • 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.

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 1 publication

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