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Fork, one of 12, Set of Knives and Forks

Made by: Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory

On view in: French Drawing Room


About this object

The handles are in porcelain predominantly rose de Pompadour. On each side is an oval panel reserved in white and painted with a cluster of flowers in color, and framed by a narrow gold band. There is also a gold spray of leaves on either side. These were acquired as being French of the 18th century.

Category:
ceramics, french
Made from:
Porcelain -- silver gilt
Made in:
FRANCE: Sèvres; ENGLAND
Size:
7 3/4 in. (19.7 cm)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
24.215.12
Class:
CERAMICS
Signature marks:
MARK The silver gilt knife blades and fork tines are English and bear the hallmarks: (1) lion walking left; (2) leopard's head; (3) capital P and [no further information].
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973