This plate belongs to a service presented by Louis XV to Charlotte Louise, Queen of the Kingdom of Naples and the Two Sicilies, and sister of Marie-Antoinette, the future Queen of France.
Marked on base with interlaced Ls enclosing date letter u, painter's mark ch and FB, and gilder's mark.
Ordered by Louis XV for Marie-Caroline, Queen of the Kingdom of Naples and the Two Sicilies. By 1985, Mr. and Mrs. Robert S. Pirie, Hamilton, MA; 1985, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert S. Pirie. (Accession date: January 22, 1986)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert S. Pirie
- Made at Sèvres Manufactory, France
- Painted by Étienne-Jean Chabry, French, active at Sèvres 1764–1787
- Gilder Michel-Barnabé Chauvaux, âiné, French, active at Sèvres 1752–88
Medium or Technique
Soft-paste porcelain with colored enamel and gilded decoration