Sèvres Porcelain

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  • Tableware: A Sèvres Porcelain Plate
  • Tableware: A Sèvres Porcelain Plate
  • Tableware: A Sèvres Porcelain Plate
  • Tableware: A Sèvres Porcelain Plate
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  • A Sèvres Porcelain Plate thumbnail
  • A Sèvres Porcelain Plate thumbnail
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A Sèvres Porcelain Plate, 1791

This soft-paste porcelain assiette unie is painted with a yellow ground with a black frieze of scrolls and lines.  In the centre, a large bird in a landscape.

Factory marks in blue with the date-letter oo for 1791, painter's mark a sword for Etienne Evans.  Inscribed in blue "Martin pécheur vert et blanc de Cayenne".

This plate comes from a dinner service decorated with exotic birds taken from engravings from the Comte de Buffon’s publication Histoire Naturelle des Oiseaux.

Diameter 24.1cm

 

No: 10288
£3,800
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