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

Factory:
Sèvres Manufactory (French, 1740–present)
Decorator:
François-Marie Barrat (French, active 1769–91, 1795–96)
Decorator:
Gilded by Michel-Barnabé Chauvaux (French, active 1752–88)
Date:
1787
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:
37.20.78
Not on view
Marking: Painted in blue enamel on underside: [1] Crossed Ls enclosing jj (Sèvres factory mark and date letter for 1787); [2] FB (decorator's mark for François-Marie Barrat)

Painted in gold enamel on underside: [3] Musical sharp sign (gilder's mark for Michel-Barnabé Chauvaux)

Incised on underside: [4] 3I
Emma T. Gary , New York (until 1937; bequeathed to MMA)
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