The Wallace Collection

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Pot 'à l'eau tourné' of the second size; probably jatte 'ovale de pot à l'eau' of the second size
  • Covered Jug and Basin
  • Pot 'à l'eau tourné' of the second size; probably jatte 'ovale de pot à l'eau' of the second size
  • Manufacture de Sèvres
  • Sèvres, France
  • 1757 - 1758
  • Soft-paste porcelain painted and gilded with a silver-gilt thumbpiece
  • Jug without mount, C450, Height: 16.3 cm
    Jug with mount, C450, Height: 17.2 cm
    Basin, C451, Object size: 5.6 x 26.4 cm
  • Factory mark: Interlaced Ls enclosing 'E' the date letter for 1757-1758 Painted
    Incised mark: '4' and 'ap'
    Incised mark: '6'
  • C450-1
  • Back State Room
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  • Decorated with a rose ground and painted in white reserves with birds in landscapes. On the jug there are three birds in the large reserve on the front and two flying birds on the cover; on the inside of the basin are teo reserves with pairs of birds. The reserves are edged with gilded cartouches of wave patterns, trellis-work, scrolls and sprays of foliage outlined in carmine enamel. The exterior of the basin is gilded with lace pattterns below the top edge.