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

Factory:
Sèvres Manufactory (French, 1740–present)
Decorator:
Decoration possibly by Nicolas Bulidon (French, active 1763–92)
Decorator:
Gilded by Étienne-Gabriel Girard (French, active 1762–1800)
Decorator:
Gilded by Henry-Martin Prévost (French, active 1757–97)
Date:
1786
Culture:
French, Sèvres
Medium:
Soft-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Diameter: 9 1/2 in. (24.1 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Bequest of Emma T. Gary, 1937
Accession Number:
37.20.77
Not on view
Marking: Painted in blue enamel on underside: [1] Crossed Ls enclosing ii (Sèvres factory mark and date letter for 1786); [2] Script B.n. (decorator's mark for Nicolas Bulidon)

Painted in gold enamel on underside: [3] Gi (gilder's mark for Étienne-Gabriel Girard); [4] HP (gilder's mark for Henry-Martin Prévost)

Incised on underside: [5] 3I
Emma T. Gary , New York (until 1937; bequeathed to MMA)
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