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Footed Dish, Morgan Service, one of 4

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 "incrustè" 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.

ceramics, french
Made from:
Soft paste porcelain
Made in:
FRANCE: Sèvres
Date made:
22.9 cm (9 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
Signature marks:
MARK Crossed L's, the date letter q within for 1769 and P with a comma- the mark of Pierre "jeune" (Jean-Jacques), painter of flowers 1763-1800; L incised
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Featured in publication:
"Sèvres Porcelain at Hillwood"