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TRAY WITH ATTACHED POTS AND LIDS FROM THE MORGAN SERVICE, ONE OF TWO

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TRAY WITH ATTACHED POTS AND LIDS FROM THE MORGAN SERVICE, ONE OF TWO

Made by: Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory

On view in: Second Floor Hallway


About this object

The decoration of these wares is distinctive- wide bands on all pieces are in bleu Fallot covered with circles of gold dots and "incrustè" at wide intervals with clusters o various flowers; these bands are edged in gold on the inside, and on the outside with slightly molded white leaf scrolls alternating with stylized fan-like motifs, all touched with gold; the remaining areas, in white, are painted with scattered roses with leaves, either singly, in pairs, or just buds.

Category:
ceramics
Object name:
TRAY WITH ATTACHED POTS AND LIDS FROM THE MORGAN SERVICE, ONE OF TWO
Made from:
Soft-paste porcelain
Made in:
Sèvres, France
Date made:
1771
Size:
22.9 cm (9 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
24.149.111-113
Class:
CERAMICS
Signature marks:
MARK .111 (tray wih attached cups), crossed L's the date letter q for 1769 to the left, and Y to the right- the mark for Bouillat "pére" (Edmé-FranÇois), painter of fruits and flowers 1758-1810.
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Featured in publication:
"Sèvres Porcelain at Hillwood"