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A Royal Sèvres soft-paste porcelain plate dated 1781, delivered to Queen Marie-Antoinette
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A Royal Sèvres soft-paste porcelain plate dated 1781, delivered to Queen Marie-Antoinette
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A Royal Sèvres soft-paste porcelain plate dated 1781, delivered to Queen Marie-Antoinette
decorated with a central roses bouquet and barbeaux in a medaillon, the rim with roses and pansies in medaillons framed by string of pearls, roses and barbeaux; marked with the interlaced LL, letter date DD for 1781, mark of the painter Guillaume Noël
Diam. 24 cm ; 9 1/2  in.
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Provenance

Delivered to Queen Marie-Antoinette (1755-1793) in 1781

Adela Ocampo de Heimendahl, Paris & Buenos Aires

Madeleine Ocampo de Casares-Lumb, Buenos Aires (by descent from the above)

Alberto Casares Ocampo, Buenos Aires (by descent from the above)

Thence by descent

Literature

Marie-Antoinette, exhibition catalog, Grand Palais, Paris, 15 march 30 june 2008, Selma Schwartz, « Les services de porcelaine de Sèvres de Marie-Antoinette », n° 163, pp. 231-233.
David Peters, Sèvres Plates and Services of the 18th Century, 2015, Vol. III, n° 81-5, pp. 643-644.

Catalogue Note

This plate comes from a service described as cartels en perles, panneaux en Roses et Barbeaux, delivered to Queen Marie-Antoinette on 21st April 1781. The service included 233 pieces (total price : 14 505 livres), contained 72 plates for 33 livres each. 102 pieces of the service are retaining at Waddesdon Manor, especially 46 plates. A salad bowl is kept in Versailles Castle, one plate was a part of Hector Binney Collection (Sotheby's, London, 5 december 1989, lot 137).

Style : Mobilier, Objets d’art et Orfèvrerie

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