Fountain cover

The fountain cover is complete. It is rectangular in shape, with a flat back. In cross-section, it has a flat, wide wing. The body is almost straight-sided, with a domed top. It features a flame-shaped knob with a flat back. The underside is free of glaze ; The decoration is molded and hand-painted in polychrome of blue, yellow, green, orange and black. It features a plant motif. The molded decoration is perceptible on the wing and on the grip knob. The rim features a swollen horizontal ring. The painted decoration on the wing consists of a solid band painted blue. The knob, in the center of the top, is in the shape of a flame, outlined with vertical blue lines. The main decoration occupies the wall. It is underlined by two superimposed horizontal lines painted black. It consists of a row of motifs mirrored on either side of the central motif: the latter is composed of a flower drawn in black and painted in orange, yellow and green, with green leaves, at the top of which is an acorn painted in succession. The following motifs are stylized acanthus leaves with scrolls and pearls, painted in blue and green.

  • Accession Number 2018.10.588
  • Date 1891 c
  • Materials ceramics, fine earthenware
  • Measurements 10,6 x 7,6 cm
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  • Accession Number 2018.10.588
  • Date 1891 c
  • Materials ceramics, fine earthenware
  • Measurements 10,6 x 7,6 cm
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© Collection Pointe-à-Callière, Paul-Gaston L'Anglais fonds,2018.010.0588
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