Cream jug

Ref: 1840
  • Designer / Enameller / Maker

    Designed by Emile Reiber (1826-93)

    Enamel by Jean-Baptiste Tard (1834-94)

    Manufactured by Christofle et Cie (1830-present)

  • Detail

    Enamel on gilt-metal

    2.5 x 10 cm (wide)

    French (Saint-Denis), circa 1867

  • Marked

    ‘Christofle & Cie’ (see right)

  • Exhibited

    Paris Exposition Universelle, 1867; Exposition de l’UCAD, 1869

  • Provenance

    English private collection

  • Collection

    Private collection

  • Notes

    Reiber’s drawings for this jug are in the Christofle archive (CH 3259-60).  The teapot, sugar basin and coffee pot, designed en suite, were accessioned by the Victoria and Albert Museum in 1869