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Collection

An image of Plate (assiette uni) by Sèvres

Sèvres

(France 1756 – )

Title
Plate (assiette uni)
Year
1785
Media category
Ceramic
Materials used
soft-paste porcelain
Dimensions

2.8 x 23.8 diam

Credit
On loan from Kenneth Reed
Accession number
L2012.193
Location
18th c European porcelain
Further information

From a service presented by Louis XVI to the Archduke Ferdinand of Austria (Marie-Antoinette’s elder brother) and his wife Maria Beatrice d’Este on their visit to Paris in 1786 under the pseudonyms of the comte and comtesse de Nellembourg.

Bibliography (1)

Richard Beresford, Eighteenth - Century European Porcelain in the Kenneth Reed collection, Sydney, 2012, 106 (colour illus.). cat.no. 144