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DIAMOND SHAPE DISH, ONE OF TWO

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DIAMOND SHAPE DISH, ONE OF TWO

Made by: Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory

On view in: French Porcelain Room


About this object

The ground is in turquoise-blue; the dish has a raising rim in openwork with a scalloped edge and stylized motifs painted in turquoise, white, and gold; the dish has in the center a diamond shaped panel reserved in white with a painted cluster of fruit and flowers including two peaches and three plums, sorrounded by a gold rococo frame with floral sprays and scrolled palm fronds enclosing sections of lattice.

Category:
ceramics
Object name:
DIAMOND SHAPE DISH, ONE OF TWO
Made from:
Soft paste porcelain
Made in:
Sèvres, France
Date made:
1778
Size:
24.9 × 30 cm (9 13/16 × 11 13/16 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
24.16.2
Class:
CERAMICS
Signature marks:
MARK .2 Crossed L's, AA for 1778 and X for Micaud, painter of ornaments and flowers, 1757-1810.
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Featured in publication:
"Sèvres Porcelain at Hillwood"