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 Guillaume Noël (French, active 1755–1807)
Date:
1780
Culture:
French, Sèvres
Medium:
Soft-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Diameter: 9 3/4 in. (24.8 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Bequest of Emma T. Gary, 1934
Accession Number:
37.20.68
Not on view
Marking: Painted in blue enamel on underside: [1] Crossed Ls enclosing CC (Sèvres factory mark and date letter for 1780); [2] FB (decorator's mark for François-Marie Barrat)

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

Incised on underside: [4] 5111 (?)
Emma T. Gary , New York (until 1937; bequeathed to MMA)