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Plate

Colored border of acanthus leaves etc.; emblems with monogram of Louis Philippe; gilt star in center, with delicate design between the points. From the "Service Ordinaire de Fontainebleau."

Marks

Incised 'BL', 'BP', '67' Stamped in green 'S 67' Blue oval mark with 'Sevres 1846' with central motif Orange mark with 'Chateau/de/F.Bleau'

Provenance

1836, Louis-Philippe (b. 1773 - d. 1850), King of the French, Château Fontainebleau, France (original commission; part of a large dinner service). Until 1874, Gardner Brewer (b. 1806 - d. 1874), Boston; by descent to his daughter, Caroline Abigail Brewer (Mrs. Arthur) Croft (d. 1898), Boston; 1901, bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft to the MFA. (Accession Date: July 1, 1901)

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft—The Gardner Brewer Collection

French, 1846

Accession Number

01.6373

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain with colored enamel and gilded decoration

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain