Hot milk pot

Alexandre de Roussy, the Younger

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The production of miniature silver furniture and tea, coffee, and chocolate equipment was a specialty of goldsmiths known as "toy men." The miniatures were probably intended for dollhouses. From the mid-eighteenth century in England until the present, porcelain and fine earthenware miniatures have been made as well.

Hot milk pot, Alexandre de Roussy, the Younger (born ca. 1729, master 1758, recorded 1792), Silver, French, Paris

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