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Ewer and Basin (Broc à feuille d’eau et jatte)

Manufacturer: Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory

Decorator: Decoration attributed toAntoine-Toussaint Cornailles

Date: 1758
Dimensions:
Overall (G84.1.2.1-2): 17.1 x 13.3 x 7.8 cm (6 3/4 x 5 1/4 x 3 1/16 in.)
Medium: Soft-paste porcelain with overglaze enamels, gilding
Credit Line: Gift of George and Helen Gardiner
Origin:France, Île-de-France, Sèvres
Object number: G84.1.2.1-2
Description'Rose Pompadour' ewer and basin (broc à feuille d’eau et jatte). The shallow bowl has moulded roze lily leaves painted in the gilt-edged star-shaped panels by Antoine-Toussaint Cornailles with bouquets of summer flowers. The underside is plain pink, the ewer matching.