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Plate, one of 20

Made by: Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory

Currently in storage

About this object

This plate belongs to a set of 20; the decoration is the same on all the plates, with only slight variations. The ground is turquoise-blue; in the center is a cluster of flowers and fruit on a white ground; on the rim three cabbage leaves reserved in white each containing on exotic bird in a landscape; in betweeen them areas of turquoise-blue are decorated with garlands of flowers in gold.

Made from:
Soft paste porcelain
Made in:
Sèvres, France
Date made:
18th c.-19th c.
24.1 cm (9 1/2 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
Signature marks:
MARK Crossed L's; dd at left; m at right; F x (faint) under; no visible incised mark; dd - 1781; m - Massy, Pierre, painter of flowers, 1778-1802; F x - Fumez, Jean-Pierre, painter of flowers and ornaments 1774-1804
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Featured in publication:
"Sèvres Porcelain at Hillwood"