Plate depicting "Le Chiffre"
Object Place: Europe, France
Height x diameter: 23.8 cm (9 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Earthenware, transfer-printed decoration
Not On View
Plate with yellow ground and transfer-printed design in black, “Le Chiffre”. Center of plate shows seated woman in a landscape holding pen in one hand. Cipher on tree trunk. Man standing behind covers the woman’s eys with one hand, the other against the tree. Continuous floral pattern around the wide rim.
Louis Lebeuf Montereau
The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection