Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Tray (plateau carré)

Factory:
Sèvres Manufactory (French, 1740–present)
Date:
1757
Culture:
French, Sèvres
Medium:
Soft-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Overall: 11/16 × 4 × 4 in. (1.7 × 10.2 × 10.2 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Gift of R. Thornton Wilson, in memory of Florence Ellsworth Wilson, 1954
Accession Number:
54.147.15
Not on view
Inscription: Sticker on underside, written in long-hand: Après ma mort il faut rendre ce plateau à Monsieur Gaston Bensimon, 14 bis Ave. President Wilson. (signed) Margaret B. Gould.

Marking: Painted in blue enamel on underside: [1] Crossed Ls in blue (Sèvres factory mark); [2] E. below mark [1] (unidentified)

Incised on underside: [3] gc
Palace of San Donato (until 1870) ; Possibly Dukes of Hamilton ; Margaret B. Gould ; [ Gaston Bensimon , Paris, before 1954; sold to Mr. Wilson ] ; R. Thornton Wilson (until 1954; to MMA)
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