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Dessert plate

Dessert plate

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1755-1770 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Sceaux pottery factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tin-glazed earthenware, painted in enamels

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Stuart Gerald Davis

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 47, shelf 3

Physical description

Circular plate with lobed border, the centre painted in coloured enamels with a floral bouquet , the border with scattered flowers, and the edge picked out in maroon

Place of Origin

France (made)


ca. 1755-1770 (made)


Sceaux pottery factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Tin-glazed earthenware, painted in enamels

Descriptive line

Circular dessert plate of tin-glazed earthenware painted in enamels, made by Sceaux pottery factory, France, about 1755-1770

Production Note

Acquired as Sceaux, c. 1765



Subjects depicted



Ceramics; Earthenware; Eating


Ceramics Collection

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