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Milk jug with mythological scene

Manufacturer: Ottweiler Porcelain Manufactory

Date: c.1763-1768
Dimensions:
Overall (G83.1.705a-b): 15 x 11.3 x 8 cm (5 7/8 x 4 7/16 x 3 1/8 in.)
Medium: hard-paste porcelain, enamel, gilding, and gold.
Origin:Germany, Rhenish Palatinate, Ottweiler
Object number: G83.1.705a-b
DescriptionOttweiler (Nassau-Saarbrucken) milk jug and cover, painted on the pear-shaped below the spout. It is painted with a dark-skinned satyr and blonde nymph seated on moss-covered rockwork. It is within a gilt palm-leaf panel on a white ground scattered with flower sprays, and the domed lid with yellow rose knop.