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Three Sevres soft-paste porcelain plates dated 1785, delivered to the Archduke Ferdinand of Austria
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Three Sevres soft-paste porcelain plates dated 1785, delivered to the Archduke Ferdinand of Austria
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Style : Mobilier, Objets d’art et Orfèvrerie

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Three Sevres soft-paste porcelain plates dated 1785, delivered to the Archduke Ferdinand of Austria
decorated with central roses bouquet in a médaillon framed by a row of pearls, the rim with three bouquets and foliage garlands un three réserves framed by golden palmettes on blue background; marked with the interlaced LL, letter date HH for 1785, one with the mark of the painter Cornailles and the gilder Chavaux, the second with the mark of the painter Hirel de Choisy and the gilder Chauvaux, the third with the mark of the painter Tandart and the gilder vincent
Quantity: 3
Diam. 24 cm ; 9 1/2  in.
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Provenance

Given by Louis XVI to his brother-in-law Archduke Ferdinand of Austria (1754-1806)

Adela Ocampo de Heimendahl, Paris & Buenos Aires (acquired from the artist)

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

David Peters, Sèvres Plates and Services of the 18th Century, 2015, Vol. IV, n 86-4, pp. 775-778.

Catalogue Note

These three plates come from a service offered by Louis XVI to Archduke Ferdinand of Austria, brother of Marie-Antoinette, and to his wife the Archduchess Marie-Béatrice during their visit in 1786 under the name of count and countess of Nellembourg. The decoration is described as fond bleu céleste, Marguerites, barbeaux et Roses.

Style : Mobilier, Objets d’art et Orfèvrerie

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Paris