Lead- glazed earthenware (faience fine); pewter
Overall: 23.3 x 15.3 x 12.1 cm (9 3/16 x 6 x 4 3/4 in.)
The Norweb Collection 1962.378
Milk jugs with lids or covers usually held warm milk for coffee or tea.
Cream-colored earthenware was introduced by Wedgwood in the 1760s. He exported it to the continent, where it was quickly imitated. In France the ware was known as faience fine and the Pont-aux-Choux factory in Paris was the most famous manufacturer of such wares. Cream ware was harder and thus more durable than traditional faience.
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