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Round Deep Dish, one of two

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Round Deep Dish, one of two

Made by: Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory

Currently in storage

About this object

The ground is turquoise-blue, in the center, on a white ground is, a cluster of flowers and fruit in natural color including a pommegranate cut in half and a pink rose off to the side, near the rim, three large cabbage leaves reserved in white, each with two exotic birds in a landscape, the bottom of each leaf is closed by a floral garland in gold, the exterior of both dishes has the same decoration as the interior.

Made from:
Soft paste porcelain
Made in:
Sèvres, France
Date made:
18th c.-19th c.
1 7/8 × 8 3/4 in. (4.8 × 22.2 cm)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
Signature marks:
MARK .1 Crossed L's and G inside, surmonted by a crown; 32 incised; G -1759 ?? (The painter's mark in imitation of that of Cardin, painter of flowers 1749-86)
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973