Tray

Plateau carre

French
1768
Made at Sèvres Manufactory (France)


Object Place: Europe, France

Dimensions

11 cm (4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

34.1359

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Square tray (plateau carre) with flaring, openwork flaring sides of modified Vitruvian scrolls and conventional flowers in green, gold, and white. Nine medallions rose on white ground with gilt edge, in center.

Markings

Interlaced Ls enclosing date letter P [1768] in blue enamels. "y f" incised.

Provenance

By 1929, Dudley Leavitt Pickman (b. 1850 - d. 1938), Boston [see note]; 1934, gift of Dudley Leavitt Pickman to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 6, 1934)

NOTE: First lent to the MFA on September 5, 1929.

Credit Line

Gift of Dedley Leavitt Pickmann