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Milk Jug (Pot à lait)

Manufacturer: Vincennes Porcelain Manufactory

Date: c.1751-1753
Dimensions:
Overall: 13.2 x 8.6 x 10.6 cm (5 3/16 x 3 3/8 x 4 3/16 in.)
Medium: Soft-paste porcelain with underglaze blue, gilding; gold mounts
Credit Line: Gift of George and Helen Gardiner
Origin:France, Île-de-France, Vincennes
Object number: G83.1.1096
DescriptionVincennes gros bleu gold-mounted small jug and cover, each reserved on a deep blue ground with panels decorated in tooled gilding and exotic birds. It is all within elaborate floral and scrollwork borders. The rim has a gilt dentil band, and the handle and cover are mounted in gold.