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Plate (assiette à palmes) (1 of 102) (part of a service)

Factory:
Sèvres Manufactory (French, 1740–present)
Decorator:
Jacques-François-Louis de Laroche (French, active 1758–1802)
Decorator:
Gilded by Guillaume Noël (French, active 1755–1807)
Date:
1780
Culture:
French, Sèvres
Medium:
Soft-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Diameter: 9 5/8 in. (24.4 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Bequest of Emma T. Gary, 1937
Accession Number:
37.20.57
Not on view
Marking: Painted in blue enamel on underside: [1] Crossed Ls enclosing CC (Sèvres factory mark and date letter for 1780); [2] Script h (decorator's mark for Jacques-François-Louis de Laroche)

Painted in gold enamel on underside: [3] Zodiacal sign for Libra (gilder's mark for Guillaume Noël)

Incised on underside: [4] 34A
Emma T. Gary , New York (until 1937; bequeathed to MMA)
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