A Soft-Pate Sèvres Porcelain Plate, 1791

Blue factory mark enclosing the date letters oo for 1791, adjacent painter’s mark Bo for Henry-Germain Boileau fils (active at Sèvres 1781-93) and gilder’s mark FM for François Mirey (active at Sèvres 1787-92).  Incised mark 24

From a service ‘Zone bleu, Guirlande de feuilles de Chêne’ sold on 1st December 1791 to a merchant or banker Mr. Verdier which appears to have been destined for shipment to Holland.  The plates cost 24 livres each.  Subsequently from the collection of the Marquess of Crewe from the 19th century to the journalist and restauranteur Quentin Crewe (1922-98).

Height 3cm
Diameter 24cm


£ 1,650


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