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Made by: Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory

On view in: French Drawing Room


About this object

The ground is pink, in the center on a white ground is a cluster of flowers within a medallion edged by a lacy gold frame, the same delicate motifs also line the inner edge of the rim, the rim has three panels reserved in white, each containing a blue vase filled with flowers and flanked by flower sprays emerging from gold leaf scrolls, the panels are linked by swags of leaves suspended from ribbon-topped pendant flower clusters all in gold.

Category:
ceramics
Object name:
PLATE
Made from:
Soft paste porcelain
Made in:
Sèvres, France
Date made:
1783
Size:
24.1 cm (9 1/2 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
24.108
Class:
CERAMICS
Signature marks:
MARK Crossed L's, FF for 1783, F B under- for Barrat (Francois-Marie), painter of fruits, flowers...1769-91; also HP in gold for Prevost (Henry-Martin) gilder 1757-97. HLL incised
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Featured in publication:
"Sèvres Porcelain at Hillwood"