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Square tray

Plateau carre

French
1756–57
Made at Sèvres Manufactory (France), Painted by Andre-Vincent Vieillard, père (active 1752–1790)


Object Place: Europe, France

Accession Number

1986.990

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain, colored enamels, gilding.

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Flat, square tray with flaring, straight edges. Interior sides decorated in blue lapis ground with gilt rims and floral sprays. Central panel reserved, painted with a boy and girl in a wooded landscape.

Markings

Mark, in blue enamel on base: interlaced Ls enclosing date letter D below painter's mark for Vielliard, on corner, two dots. Incised: script B.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert S. Pirie