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Plate

Plate

  • Place of origin:

    Sèvres (made)

  • Date:

    1798-1815 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Michel-Marie Clavareau's pottery factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Creamware (faïence fine), transfer-printed in black

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr Arthur Myers Smith through Art Fund

  • Museum number:

    C.737-1921

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 51, shelf 1

Physical description

Circular plate, transfer-printed in brownish-black with 'Le Renard et la cigone' (the fox and the stork) from Aesop's fables, the border printed with an pattern of anthemions alternating with stars-like motifs

Place of Origin

Sèvres (made)

Date

1798-1815 (made)

Artist/maker

Michel-Marie Clavareau's pottery factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Creamware (faïence fine), transfer-printed in black

Marks and inscriptions

'Sèvres' impressed

'Impression sous Email Sevres Par Brevet d'invention' printed in black in a shield within a square

Descriptive line

Creamware plate transfer-printed in black, made by Michel-Marie Clavareau's pottery factory at Sèvres, 1798-1815

Labels and date

Gallery 128 Decant 2003

Transfer-printed with Le Renard et la cigone' (the fox and the stork) from Aesop's fables. [07/06/2004]

Subjects depicted

Fox; Stork; Anthemion; Stars

Categories

Ceramics; Creamware & Pearlware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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