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Plate

Factory:
Sèvres Manufactory (French, 1740–present)
Decorator:
Etienne Evans (active 1752–1807)
Decorator:
Probably gilded by Jean-Pierre Boulanger (1722–1785, active 1754–85)
Date:
1775
Culture:
French, Sèvres
Medium:
Soft-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Diameter: 9 5/8 in. (24.4 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wrightsman, 1976
Accession Number:
1976.155.163
Not on view
Inscription: Monogram in center: LJDM (Louise-Jeanne de Durfort, Duchesse de Mazarin)

Marking: Painted in blue enamel on underside: [1] Crossed Ls enclosing x (Sèvres factory mark and date letter for 1775); [2] A dagger (decorator's mark for Etienne Evans); [3] Script B (gilder's mark for Jean-Pierre Boulanger)

Painted in gray enamel on underside: [4] S

Incised on underside: [5] HIIP
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wrightsman , New York (until 1976; to MMA)
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