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

Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory1758

Gardiner Museum

Gardiner Museum
Toronto, Canada

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.


  • Title: Ewer and Basin (Broc à feuille d’eau et jatte)
  • Creator: Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory
  • Date Created: 1758
  • Physical 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

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