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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. .7 Cupid carrying bow and arrows. A looped ribbon in turquoise-blue is painted partially into 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 turquoise-blue triangles opposite the loops.

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

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
Signature marks:
MARK Crossed L's G inside and n outside on both sides; also cl... and M with semicircle above; G- 1759; M with semicircle- imitating Mme. de Massy's mark but D is missing; 24 incised (Same mark on 24.71.8)
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973