Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Milk jug (pot à lait à pieds)

Factory:
Sèvres Manufactory (French, 1740–present)
Decorator:
Guillaume Noël (French, active 1755–1807)
Date:
1779
Culture:
French, Sèvres
Medium:
Hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
4 1/2 × 4 1/2 in. (11.4 × 11.4 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Morris Hawkes, 1925
Accession Number:
25.45.1
Not on view
Marking: [1] Crossed Ls in blue enamel (Sèvres factory mark);
[2] BB in blue enamel (year letter for 1779);
[3] Zodiacal sign for Libra in blue enamel (decorator's mark for Guillaume Noël)

Location of marks:
One on underside of each foot
Mrs. Morris Hawkes (until 1925; to MMA)
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