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Square Dish from the Morgan Service (one of four)

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Square Dish from the Morgan Service (one of four)

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 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, FRENCH
Object name:
Square Dish from the Morgan Service (one of four)
Made from:
Soft paste porcelain
Made in:
FRANCE: Sèvres
Date made:
1771
Size:
square dish __ __ __ __8.50 IN
square dish __ __ __ __21.59 CM

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
24.149.69
Class:
CERAMICS
Signature marks:
MARK __Crossed L's and the date letter S within (for 1771), and the mark for Couturier (Claude), painter of flowers 1762-75; oo incised
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Featured in publication:
"Sèvres Porcelain at Hillwood","A Taste for Splendor: Russian Imperial and European Treasures from the Hillwood Museum"