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PLATTER (PLATEAU) FOR TUREEN

Made by: Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory

Currently in storage


About this object

Pastoral trophies and colorful clusters of fruits and flowers finely painted on a white ground and surrounded by gold frames enliven this tray. In the central medallion a bird cage and sheath of wheat are painted among other motifs. The tray, with its sinuous outline, has gilded scroll-shaped handles and leafy branches in relief.

Category:
ceramics, french
Object name:
PLATTER (PLATEAU) FOR TUREEN
Made from:
Hard paste porcelain
Made in:
Sèvres, France
Date made:
ca. 1783
Size:
21 × 17 1/2 in. (53.3 × 44.5 cm)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
24.134.3
Class:
CERAMICS
Signature marks:
MARK The platter and pot were originally marked with the crossed L's, the crown and a date letter in gold, now almost entirely effaced. Each piece is also marked 2000 in gold for the gilder Henry-Francois Vincent the Younger (1753-1806). The marks were probably obliterated during the French Revolution. .3 (platter) with Bo incised- for Bono (Etienne-Henry), soft paste repairer (see also 24.134.6 and vase 24.15.3).
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Featured in publication:
"A Taste for Splendor: Russian Imperial and European Treasures from the Hillwood Museum","Sèvres Porcelain at Hillwood","Sèvres Then and Now: Tradition and Innovation in Porcelain, 1750-2000"