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ROUND DEEP DISH, ONE OF FOUR

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ROUND DEEP DISH, ONE OF FOUR

Made by: Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory

Currently in storage


About this object

This dish 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). 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 ground dotted in gold.

Category:
ceramics
Object name:
ROUND DEEP DISH, ONE OF FOUR
Made from:
Soft paste porcelain
Made in:
Sèvres, France
Date made:
18th c.-20th c.
Size:
20.8 cm (8 3/16 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
24.76.2
Class:
CERAMICS
Signature marks:
MARK .2) Crossed L's and R inside; L.V incised
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973