Washbasin and covered ewer

French (Apt?)
late 18th century


Object Place: Europe, France

Accession Number

66.263a-c

Medium or Technique

Earthenware

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Earthenware

Glazed monochrome yellow, richly decorated with putti, shell, C-scroll and foliate motifs in applied, stamped relief. Ewer: Scroll handle, applied foliate forms, head of bearded man as thumbpiece. Cover decorated with figures in cartouche, originally attached to handle through square hole, chipped in several places inside rim. Circular, hollowed base with unglazed rim. Washbin: Octangonal with scalloped rim resting on four shell-like feet, sides slightly concave, rim chipped at one end, glaze worn off feet.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Amy Pleadwell