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

Factory:
Sèvres Manufactory (French, 1740–present)
Decorator:
Charles-Louis Méreaud (French, active 1756–80)
Date:
1767
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:
37.20.69
Not on view
Marking: Painted in blue enamel on underside: [1] Crossed Ls enclosing O (Sèvres factory mark and date letter for 1767); [2] A comma (decorator's mark for Charles-Louis Méreaud)

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