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Plate from a service made for Marie-Caroline, Queen of Naples and the Two Sicilies

French
1773
Made at Sèvres Manufactory (France)


Dimensions

24.4 cm (9 5/8 in.) diameter

Accession Number

1985.1017

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain with colored enamel and gilded decoration

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

This plate belongs to a service presented by Louis XV to Charlotte Louise, Queen of the Kingdom of Naples and the Two Sicilies, and sister of Marie-Antoinette, the future Queen of France.

Markings

Marked on base with interlaced Ls enclosing date letter u, painter's mark ch and FB, and gilder's mark.

Provenance

Ordered by Louis XV for Marie-Caroline, Queen of the Kingdom of Naples and the Two Sicilies. By 1985, Mr. and Mrs. Robert S. Pirie, Hamilton, MA; 1985, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert S. Pirie. (Accession date: January 22, 1986)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert S. Pirie