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Plate, one of 20

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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.

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

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
24.138.16
Class:
CERAMICS
Signature marks:
MARK Sevres; mb under; x over in brownish red; 3I incised; Sevres - 1793-1800 mb - Mme. Bunel (born M. Buteux), painter of flowers 1778-1816. x - Micaud, Jacques-Francois, painter of flowers and ornament, 1757-1800+.
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Featured in publication:
"Sèvres Porcelain at Hillwood"