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Pitcher (Pot à l'eau à la romaine)
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Pitcher (Pot à l'eau à la romaine)


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description Louis XV's goldsmith and bronze-caster, Jean-Claude Duplessis, produced the models for these rococo vessels. A.T. Cornaille was responsible for the floral decoration. The turquoise ground color, "bleu céleste," was one of the first colors introduced at Vincennes.
Provenance William T. / Henry Walters Collection, Baltimore; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Factory Mark] In blue: Intertwined Lls; [Artist's Mark] music note (Cornaille, 1755-1800)
Credit Acquired by William T. or Henry Walters

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Period
ca. 1755
Medium
soft paste porcelain with enamels and gilt
(Ceramics)
Accession Number
48.647
Measurements
H: 5/8 in. (24.5 cm)
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