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Water jug and basin

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Soft-paste porcelain, pink and blue ground (rose marbré), polychrome enamel decoration, gilding, gilt metal mount. A lidded pear shaped jug with tapering neck and sparrow-beaked spout. A shallow oval basin with small, slightly-ribbed lobes in the center of each side and at each end, punctuating...

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Marks

Marks: on base of each, (in blue) factory mark of interlaced Ls and date letter I (for 1761); on base of jug (impressed) dt.

Credit Line

Gift of Rita and Frits Markus

French, 1761

Object Place

France

Dimensions

19.3 cm (7 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

1991.352a-b

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain