The Wallace Collection

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Poêlon, probably 'à grains d'orge'
  • Pair of Saucepans
  • Poêlon, probably 'à grains d'orge'
  • Manufacture de Sèvres
  • Probably Jean-Claude Chambellan Duplessis, the Elder (1695 - 1774), Designer
    François Binet (1730 - 1775), Painter
  • Sèvres, France
  • 1759 - 1760 (decoration)
    1752 (porcelain)
  • Soft-paste porcelain, painted and gilding
  • C448, Object size: 32.6 x 18.3 cm
    C449, Object size: 32.4 x 18.1 cm
  • Factory mark: Interlaced Ls enclosing 'G' the date letter for 1759 Painted
    Painter's mark: 'T' surmounted by a dot for François Binet Painted
  • C448-9
  • Back State Room
  • The painting is confined to areas in relief. The shell patterns and the scrolls of the handles are edged with blue shading, the stems and foliage are naturalistically coloured, and the seed heads gilded.