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Plate

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1786-1790 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Chantilly porcelain factory (manufacturer)
    Pont-aux-Choux pottery factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    White earthenware (faïence fine), painted in blue enamel

  • Credit Line:

    Given by J. H. Fitzhenry

  • Museum number:

    1296-1901

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 51, shelf 4

Physical description

Lobed circular plate, painted in blue enamel with the arms of the Princes of Condé surrounded by the collar of the Order of the Saint Esprit

Place of Origin

France (made)

Date

ca. 1786-1790 (made)

Artist/maker

Chantilly porcelain factory (manufacturer)
Pont-aux-Choux pottery factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

White earthenware (faïence fine), painted in blue enamel

Object history note

Acquisition type: Gift

Descriptive line

White earthenware plate, painted in blue enamel, made by Pont-aux-Choux or the Chantilly porcelain factory, France, about 1786-1790

Production Note

Production of creamware at Chantilly is usually said to have begun in 1786, and porcelain with this type of decoration is usually dated to c. 1765-70. This plate was examined by Christian Maire November 2004, who attributed the it to Pont-aux-Choux.

Subjects depicted

Coat of arms

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware; Royalty

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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