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A SÈVRES BLEU NOUVEAU HOT MILK JUG AND COVER (POT À LAIT 'HÉBERT')

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A SÈVRES BLEU NOUVEAU HOT MILK JUG AND COVER (POT À LAIT 'HÉBERT')
BLUE INTERLACED L'S ENCLOSING DATE LETTER T FOR 1772 AND PAINTER'S X FOR EVANS

Of baluster form with entwined branch handle, the conforming cover with carnation finial, painted with birds on branches in a landscape within circular cartouches reserved on the bleu nouveau ground within a ciselé gilt border, the cover rim, neck and foot gilt with a wavy laurel vine--5½in. (14cm.) high
Provenance
G. Winthrop Brown, New Hampshire
By descent through the family

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Etienne Evans was active at Sèvres as a painter of birds from 1752-1800.
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