|Object Name||Pitcher, Cream|
Cream jug of helmet-shaped form;decorated in famille rose enamels and gold, with a spearhead border on the rim, floral sprays flanking a central armorial with the motto PILCHRIOR EX ARDUIS on the body; lotus leaves around the pedestal; and floral sprays and band on the base.
The arms are those of Mackenzie of Coul quartering Chisholm. Sir Mackenzie, second son of Colin Cam MacKenzie ( d.1650), married Jean, daughter of Alexander Chisholm. It is not certain, however, for which Mackenzie descendant this service was made.
|Year Range from||1750|
|Year Range to||1760|
|Place of Origin||Made in Jingdezhen, Probably Decorated in Guangzhou (Canton), China|
|Collection||The Reeves Center|
|Credit line||Mr. and Mrs. Euchlin D. Reeves Collection in memory of Mrs. Chester Green Reeves and Miss Lizzie H. Dyer|