Platter from the Louis XV Service

Plat a grosseilles

French
1754–55
Made at Vincennes Manufactory (France), Probably designed by Jean-Claude Duplessis (French, 1699 - 1774)


Object Place: Europe, France

Dimensions

Overall: 4.3 x 26.7 x 38.7cm (1 11/16 x 10 1/2 x 15 1/4in.)

Accession Number

1992.469

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain with colored enamels and gilded decoration

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Soft-paste porcelain decorated in polychrome enamels and gold. The lobed platter has molded decoration along the rim in the form of scrolling vegetation and gooseberries.

Markings

Interlaced Ls in blue enamel, incised i

Provenance

Ordered by Louis XV, King of France. By 1992, anonymous collection, USA; 1992, gift of anonymous donor. (Accession date: September 23, 1992)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift