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Plate, one of 12

Made by: Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory

Currently in storage


About this object

All the plates have centers painted with winged cupids among clouds engaged in differrent activities. .12 Cupid holding a torch. A looped ribbon in turquoise-blue is painted partially on the rim and partially into the center and forms six curves each containing a spray of flowers in natural color. The space between the ribbon and the edge of the plate is filled with gold oeil de perdrix except for six small blue triangles opposite the loop.

Category:
ceramics
Made from:
Soft paste porcelain
Made in:
Sèvres, France
Date made:
Late 18th c.-Early 19th c.
Size:
23.7 cm (9 5/16 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
24.71.12
Class:
CERAMICS
Signature marks:
MARK Crossed L's with G inside and Cl...under; also 24 incised; G- 1759
Credit line:
Gift of Mrs. Augustus Riggs, 1974