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PLATE (ONE OF TEN)

Made by: Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory

On view in: French Porcelain Room


About this object

The ground is turquoise-blue; the edge is slightly scalloped; in the center on a white ground is a cluster of flowersand fruit including two snowballs and a peach ; on the rim are three oval panels reserved in white each containing a spray of flowers in natural color; each panel is framed with rococo scrolls and hatched panels flanked with a spray of flowers, all in gold.

Category:
ceramics, french
Object name:
PLATE (ONE OF TEN)
Made from:
Soft paste porcelain
Made in:
Sèvres, France
Date made:
1768
Size:
9 3/4 in. (24.8 cm)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
24.45.6
Class:
CERAMICS
Signature marks:
MARK .6 Crossed L's, the date letter P, for 1768 and "P", for Pierre (Jean-Jacques), the younger, painter of flowers 1763-1800; X incised.
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Featured in publication:
"Sèvres Porcelain at Hillwood"