Commemorative Plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1850-1899

GUSN

GUSN-63935

Description

White porcelain body. Scalloped and lobed edge. Wide rim with cream colored ground with three floral reserves alternating with aqua reserves with gilt decoration of musical instruments. Heavy gilt accents and floral borders throughout. Well with aqua border with polychrome bust-length portrait of King Louis XVI of France.

Details

Descriptive Terms

plates (dishes)
commemoratives
gilding
porcelain
musical instruments
Commemorative
Plate, Commemorative
Porcelain
Gilded
Musical Instrument
Plate, Commemorative

Inscription

Chateau de Tuileries (ss intertwined)
S.37
Sevres/1844/crown/ss
Garde meuble des champs-elysses

Associated Person

Louis XVI, King of France, 1754-1793

Associated Building

Original to Roseland Cottage (Woodstock, Conn.),

Maker

Sevres (Maker)
Morion (Artist)
Chateau Des Tuileries (Maker)

Location of Origin

Sevres, France; France; Paris, France

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret Carson Holt

Accession Number

1970.720

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