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Plate, one of 30

Made by: Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory

Currently in storage


About this object

The ground is turquoise-blue; the outer edge is plain, not scalloped; in the center on white is a cluster of flowers and fruit in natural color; on the rim are three oval panels reserved in white, framed by a plain gold band, each containing a single exotic bird in a landscape; between the panels are the swags of roses in gold on the turquoise ground.

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

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
24.81.4
Class:
CERAMICS
Signature marks:
MARK All are marked in blue with the name Sèvres and the following additional marks: .4 (flowerette)- undetermined worker, painter of some Rohan service plates in 1771, active until 1795; also LL incised for Longuet, repairer of soft paste 1769-1800
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973