< Decorative Arts < Works

Helmet Pitcher


Sèvres porcelain factory (French, 1756 - present)

The form of this finely painted ewer is based on an inverted Roman helmet from classical antiquity.

Place object was created: Sèvres, France

soft-paste porcelain, enamel, gilding (material)

Measurements:    height: 5.75 inches    width: 6 inches    depth: 3.25 inches

Gift of the Delhom Service League 2000.87.1

Currently on view at Mint Museum RANDOLPH