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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 yellow rose and a peach, 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:
Sèvres, France
Date made:
18th c.-19th c.
10 in. (25.4 cm)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
Signature marks:
MARK .2 Crossed L's and F inside; L under; and scrolly "E" incised; F -1758; L - Levé (Denis), painter of flowers, birds and figures, 1754-1805; "E"- unidentified modeller or repairer; also recorded in other service pieces from 1753 to 1775 approx
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973