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Small Plate, one of 24

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Small Plate, one of 24

Made by: Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory

Currently in storage


About this object

This plate is part of a service, comprising 24 small plates, 28 large plates ,4 shell-shaped dishes, 2 square dishes and 4 round deep dishes (24.72-24.76). All pieces present the same decoration with only slight variations. In the center on a white ground is a cluster of fruit in natural color sorrounded by a twisted ribbon, like a rope, in turquoise-blue; outside are six clusters of flowers connected by narrow swags of leaves; next, another turquoise-blue ribbon is looped six times outward and six times inward; the rim has six sprays of flowers each enclosing a small white blank area, on a background dotted in gold.

Category:
ceramics, french
Made from:
Soft paste porcelain
Made in:
FRANCE: Sèvres
Date made:
18th c.-20th c.
Size:
20.8 cm (8 3/16 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
24.72.6
Class:
CERAMICS
Signature marks:
MARK .6) Crossed L's; M to left and right; JL under; 5 incised
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973