A Sèvres Porcelain Tray, 1772

This plateau du Roi of the second size in soft-paste porcelain is painted with a scene from a 1742 engraving called Le Pasteur Galant after an image by François Boucher. This piece has the factory marks, the date letter T for 1772 and the painter’s mark k for Charles-Nicholas Dodin.
Dodin also painted the same scene on a porcelain table top now in The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, USA.

Width 24.6cm
Depth 17.7cm


Purchased by The Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, 2014, in memory of the late Ian Lowe.