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Oval Dish

Made by: Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory

On view in: French Drawing Room

About this object

The ground is pink, the decorative scheme is cabbage leaf, four panels reserved in white, contain each a spray of flowers in color, and are outlined by gold feathering, their usual open side here closed by gold floral garlands which continue around the dish to outline the intervening pink areas, in the center on white are painted two exotic birds in a landscape.

ceramics, french
Made from:
Soft paste porcelain
Made in:
FRANCE: Sèvres
Date made:
18th c.-19th c.
21.4 x 30.5 cm (8 7/16 x 12 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
Signature marks:
MARK Crossed L's, ee for 1782 (?), BD for Baudoin the Elder, gilder 1750-1800 (?) and a square with a dot in the middle for Tardy (Claude-Antoine), flower painter 1755-95 (?). 25 incised
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973