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PLATE, ONE OF 16

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PLATE, ONE OF 16

Made by: Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory

Currently in storage


About this object

In the center of each plate on a white ground is a cluster of fruit and flowers in natural colors; the rim is painted turquoise-blue and has three oval panels reserved in white each containing one exotic bird in a landscape, each framed with elaborate gold scrolls and floral sprays.

Category:
ceramics
Object name:
PLATE, ONE OF 16
Made from:
Soft paste porcelain
Made in:
Sèvres, France
Date made:
18th c.-19th c.
Size:
24.3 cm (9 9/16 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
24.46.12
Class:
CERAMICS
Signature marks:
MARK .12 Crossed L's and the date letters PP within for 1793 (?); M with an arch above for the painter of flowers Pierre Massy, 1778-1802 (?).
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973