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Milk Jug or Coffeepot

The pear-shaped sugar bowl has a domed cover surmounted by a finial in the form of a carnation with stem and leaves. The elongated pear-shaped body of the jug has been fitted with an ear-shaped handle, a projecting spout, and a flat domed cover. Both wares are decorated with a turquoise (bleu...

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Inscription

interlaced Ls enclosing date letter K, in blue enamel; incised T.

Provenance

By 1964, Forsyth Wickes, New York and Newport, RI (d. 1964); 1965, bequest of Wickes. (Accession date: December 24, 1965)

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection

French, 1763

Accession Number

65.1801a-b

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain decorated in polychrome enamels and gold

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain