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Plate, one of 22

Made by: Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory

Currently in storage

About this object

This plate is part of a set of 22 plates, each one presenting slight variations in the fruits, flowers and birds depicted on them. In the center, on white is a cluster of fruit and flowers, including a pink rose, two plums and an insect, reserved in white; three cabbage leaves on the rim reserved in white, contain each two exotic birds in a landscape setting; the areas between the leaves are painted solid turquoise-blue with gilt floral sprays; gilt garlands close the openings to the leaves and feathers, gilt edging outlines the leaves and the outside of the rim.

Made from:
Soft paste porcelain
Made in:
FRANCE: Sèvres
Date made:
18th c.-19th c.
dish __ __ __ __10.00 IN
dish __ __ __ __25.40 CM

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
Signature marks:
MARK __.12 Crossed L's and F inside; S over the L's; CT incised; F- 1758; S - Mérault (Pierre Antoine), painter and gilder, 1754-91; CT is the mark of Collot, maker of soft paste 1755-1784
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973