The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Five plaques mounted in a work table
  • Five plaques mounted in a work table
  • Manufacture de Sèvres
  • Possibly Edme-François Bouilliat (1739 - 1810), Painter
    Probably Michel-Gabriel Commelin (1746 - 1802), (frieze)
    Henry (-François) Vincent (1733 - 1809), Gilder
    Martin Carlin (1730 - 1785), table
  • Sèvres, France
  • 1783
  • Soft-paste porcelain, painted and gilded
  • a, Object size: 26 x 33.5 x 0.8 cm
    b-c, Object size: 18.6 x 29 x 0.7 cm
    d-e, Object size: 14.6 x 21.1 x 0.7 cm
  • Factory mark: Interlaced Ls enclosing 'ff' the date latter for 1783 Painted in pink
    Gilder's mark: '2000', for Henry-François Vincent Painted in pink
    Incised mark: 'a' Painted in pink
    Label: Sèvres price label, '168' Printed
    Inscription: 'gauche' and 'e no II'
  • C506
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  • Five plaques mounted in work table F327. Decorated with a border frieze and painted in white reserves with flowers. The frieze has edges of styalized blue harebells flanking a running motif of green wreaths containing blue cornflowers.