Plate (part of a service)

Factory:
Sèvres Manufactory (French, 1740–present)
Decorator:
Jean-Jacques Pierre the Younger (French, active 1763–1800)
Maker:
Gilder: Michel-Barnabé Chauvaux (French, active 1752–88)
Date:
1784
Culture:
French, Sèvres
Medium:
Soft-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Diameter: 9 1/2 in. (24.1 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Bequest of Emma T. Gary, 1934
Accession Number:
37.20.159
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 899
Marking: [1] Crossed Ls enclosing GG in blue (factory mark and year letter)
[2] P, a comma, in blue (decorator's mark)
[3] Musical sharp sign in gold (gilder's mark)
[4] 3I incised
Emma T. Gary (until 1937; to MMA)