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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