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ROUND DISH FROM THE MORGAN SERVICE (ONE OF FOUR)

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ROUND 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 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:
ROUND DISH FROM THE MORGAN SERVICE (ONE OF FOUR)
Made from:
Soft paste porcelain
Made in:
Sèvres, France
Date made:
1771
Size:
8 9/16 in. (21.7 cm)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
24.149.75
Class:
CERAMICS
Signature marks:
MARK Crossed L's, the date letter S (for 1771), and E-for Couturier (Claude), painter of flowers 1762-75. L.v incised- for Lauvergnat, répareur, soft-paste 1754-75.
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Featured in publication:
"Sèvres Porcelain at Hillwood"