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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.

ceramics, french
Made from:
Soft paste porcelain
Made in:
FRANCE: Sèvres
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 (partially effaced); 23/or 33 (very faint) incised (The painter's mark is that of Taillandier, Vincent, painter of flowers and small objects, 1753-90)
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Featured in publication:
"Sèvres Porcelain at Hillwood"