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Shell Shaped Dish, one of four; Compotier à Coquille

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Shell Shaped Dish, one of four; Compotier à Coquille

Made by: Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory

Currently in storage


About this object

The ground is turquoise-blue; 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 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:
8 7/8 × 9 5/8 in. (22.5 × 24.4 cm)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
24.82.3
Class:
CERAMICS
Signature marks:
MARK .3 Crossed L's; Sevres and V. under; 26 incised
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973