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Square tray

Flat, square tray with flaring, straight edges. Interior sides decorated in blue lapis with gilt rims and floral sprays. Central panel reserved, painted with a boy and girl in a wooded landscape.

Marks

Mark, in blue enamel on base: interlaced Ls enclosing date letter D below painter's mark for Vielliard, on corner, two dots. Incised: script B.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert S. Pirie

Plateau carre

French, 1756–57

Object Place

France

Accession Number

1986.990

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain, colored enamels, gilding.

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain