You are here

Square Plate

Back to the Collection

Square Plate

Made by: Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory

On view in: French Drawing Room

About this object

The ground is pink, at each corner a kidney-shaped panel reserved in white containing two exotic birds in a landscape, framed by gold floral sprays and small curved areas of lattice, in the center on white a cluster of flowers and fruit and two floral sprays, at the inner edge of the rim a narrow band of scalloped gold feathering.

Made from:
Soft paste porcelain
Made in:
Sèvres, France
Date made:
18th c.-19th c.
26 cm (10 1/4 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
Signature marks:
MARK Crossed L's the date letter I for 1764 (?) to the left, and Y to the right for Bouillat (Edmé-Francois), père, painter of fruit, flowers, butterflies, etc...(?); also with D in gold and B in flowers, interlaced, and ff incised paste
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973