The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Marronnière 'tenant au plateau'
  • Chestnut Basket and Cover
  • Marronnière 'tenant au plateau'
  • Manufacture de Sèvres
  • Sèvres, France
  • 1760
  • Soft-paste porcelain, gilded
  • Basket, Object size: 16.4 x 13.6 cm
    Plateau, Object size: 26.8 x 20.8 cm
    Total, Height: 13.3 cm
  • Factory mark: Interlaced Ls enclosing 'G' the date letter for 1760
    Painter's mark: A smoking candle in a candlestick, presumable for an unidentified ground-colour painter
    Incised mark: 'Li'
  • C473
  • Back State Room
Images & Media
Further Reading
  • Probably acquired by Richard Seymour-Conway, 4th Marquess of Hertford or Sir Richard Wallace, by 1872.