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Side plate - Service Des Bals

Service Des Bals

  • Object:

    Side plate

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (made)

  • Date:

    1846 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Sèvres porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain, enamelled and gilt

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Herminio Ruiz-Guillaume

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 27, shelf 4

Physical description

Side plate of porcelain. White ground decorated with gold fillet and LP monogram surrounded by two branches of foliage.

Place of Origin

Paris (made)


1846 (made)


Sèvres porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain, enamelled and gilt

Marks and inscriptions

'C 45-1 Lp' (Répareur's initials for Louis Marie Lapierre)

Incised (in glaze)

Crowned mirrored LP's with 'SV' and '45'
In chrome green (underglaze)

Crowned 'LP Sèvres 1846'
In gold (overglaze)

'Château de F.Bleau'
In red (overglaze)


Diameter: 14.6 cm, Diameter: 8.2 cm base, Height: 1.8 cm

Object history note

Commissioned for use at Château de Fontainebleau. Service des Bals, various residences (Maison du Roi).

Descriptive line

Side plate, porcelain, Sèvres porcelain factory, Sèvres, 1846.




Gilt; Enamelled

Subjects depicted

Foliation; Fillets (motifs); Monograms


Ceramics; Porcelain


Ceramics Collection

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