Mar 1, 2019
Mar 1, 2019

Plate (assiette unie)

Plate (assiette unie)

c. 1794


Sèvres Porcelain Factory

(French, est. 1756)


Etienne Evans

(French, 1733–1806)

Soft paste porcelain with enamel and gilt decoration

Diameter: 24.5 cm (9 5/8 in.)

The Norweb Collection 1962.359



This plate is from a large service decorated with various species of birds depicted with scientific accuracy. The style of the border reflects the austere elegance of the period of Napoleon's ascendancy to power.

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