Plate (one of a pair)

After engravings by Jean-Baptiste Monnoyer French

On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 509

The beautifully painted flower baskets on these two dishes derive from French engravings based on the work of Jean Baptiste Monnoyer (1634–1699). On the back of each dish are the arms of a Scottish family named French from Berwickshire.

Plate (one of a pair), After engravings by Jean-Baptiste Monnoyer (French, Lille 1636–1699 London), Hard-paste porcelain with gilding, Chinese, possibly for Scottish market

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