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Plate

The circular plate has a scalloped rim edged in blue. The decoration which is executed in blue includes garlands of flowers descending from bows along the rim and in the center the cipher of Louis-Phillipe, duc d'Orléans (1725-85). Part of the service marked Villers-Cotterets (also name of the...

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Marks

Villers-Cotterets, hunting horn, and R in blued enamel, incised hunting horn.

Provenance

By 1948, with Mrs. H. Dupuy, New York; April 2-3, 1948, sold by Mrs. H. Dupuy at Parke Bernet, New York, lot 129, and bought by Forsyth Wickes, New York and Newport, RI (d. 1964); 1965, bequest of Wickes. (Accession Date: December 24, 1965)

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection

French, about 1775

Accession Number

65.1967

Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed soft-paste porcelain decorated in blue enamel

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain