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PLATE FROM THE MORGAN SERVICE, ONE OF FORTY-SEVEN

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PLATE FROM THE MORGAN SERVICE, ONE OF FORTY-SEVEN

Made by: Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory

Currently in storage


About this object

The decoration of these wares is distinctive. Wide bands on all the pieces are in bleu Fallot covered with circles of gold dots and "incrusté" at wide intervals with clusters of 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:
PLATE FROM THE MORGAN SERVICE, ONE OF FORTY-SEVEN
Made from:
Soft paste porcelain
Made in:
Sèvres, France
Date made:
1771
Size:
9 5/8 in. (24.4 cm)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
24.149.1
Class:
CERAMICS
Signature marks:
MARK Crossed L's, the date letter S to the left (for 1771), and Y to the right- for Bouillat (Edmé-FranÇois) father, painter of fruits and flowers, 1758(?)-1810; LL incised
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Displayed in exhibition:
Perfume and Seduction
Featured in publication:
"Sèvres Porcelain at Hillwood"