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Plate

Plate

  • Place of origin:

    Sèvres (made)

  • Date:

    1973 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Calder, Alexander, born 1898 - died 1976 (designer)
    Sèvres porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hard-paste porcelain, glazed and painted in various colours

  • Museum number:

    C.201-1977

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 140, Factory Ceramics, case 4, shelf 1

Physical description

Plate of white hard-paste porcelain under a clear glaze, and is painted with a design of four large spots, one in rust, one in yellow, one in ochre and a bright blue spot with a long tail.

Place of Origin

Sèvres (made)

Date

1973 (made)

Artist/maker

Calder, Alexander, born 1898 - died 1976 (designer)
Sèvres porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Hard-paste porcelain, glazed and painted in various colours

Marks and inscriptions

'Cm / D'apres CALDER 1.73'
On base, in overglaze blue

Sèvres mark for 1973
On base, in underglaze blue

'MANUFACTURE NATIONALE / DÉCORÉ À SÉVRES / AG' [in a circle in red]
On base

'g.g.11.71 PAA='
Impressed on base

Dimensions

Diameter: 29.2 cm

Object history note

Design is taken from a 1972 - January 1973 drawing by Calder.

Descriptive line

Plate of white hard-paste porcelain under a clear glaze, and is enamel painted with a spotty design, designed by Alexander Calder, made at Sèvres Porcelain Factory, Sèvres, 1973.

Production Note

Attribution note: One of a limited edition of 48

Materials

Hard paste porcelain; Glaze; Enamel

Techniques

Glazed; Painted

Categories

Porcelain; Ceramics

Production Type

Limited edition

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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