assiette à potage
Made at Sèvres Manufactory (France)
Object Place: Europe, France
4.5 cm (1 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Soft-paste porcelain with colored enamel and gilded decoration
Not On View
One of ten soup plates (65.1896-65.1905), from the service of Mme. du Barry. White ground, border decoration with blue cassoletts laced together by polychrome garlands of flowers. Rim has chin gilding, dotted in blue. Du Barry initials in center D in gold; B in garland of flowers.
interlaced Ls enclosing date letter S, painter's mark LB for Jean-Nicolas Le Bel jeune, (active at Sevres 1765-93) below, in blue enamel; illegible incised mark.
Forsyth Wickes (b.1876-d.1964), New York and Newport, RI; 1965, bequest of Forsyth Wickes to the MFA. (Accession date: December 24, 1965)
Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection