The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Broc 'ordinaire' of the second size; probably jatte 'ovale de pot à l'eau' of the first size
  • Jug and Basin
  • Broc 'ordinaire' of the second size; probably jatte 'ovale de pot à l'eau' of the first size
  • Manufacture de Sèvres
  • Sèvres, France
  • 1769 (with later decoration)
  • Soft-paste porcelain, gilded, jewelling and enamelling
  • Jug, C456, Height: 18.9 cm
    Basin, C457, Object size: 5.8 x 29.4 cm
  • Factory mark: Interlaced Ls
    Factory mark: Interlaced Ls, enclosing 'q' the date letter for 1769
    Incised mark: 'fi'
  • C456-7
  • Reserve Vault 3
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  • Decorated with a turquoise-blue ground covering the entire surface of both pieces; it is overlaid with baskets of flowers, scrolls, trellis-work, swags, flowers and snow-flake patterns in gilding and jewelled enamelling. The jewelling, in turquoise, red and opalescent enamel is applied irrespective of the gilded decoration.