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Dinner Plate (France), ca. 1788

This is a Dinner plate. It was gilded by L. and decorated by F B and enameled by F B and manufactured by Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory. It is dated ca. 1788 and we acquired it in 1986. Its medium is enameled and gilt soft paste porcelain. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mrs. John Jay Ide. It is credited The John Jay Ide Collection.

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 24.4 cm (9 5/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Factory mark with "KK" ; painter's mark "FB" in blue; "L." in gold, all on underside

Cite this object as

Dinner Plate (France), ca. 1788; Enameled by F B ; enameled and gilt soft paste porcelain; H x diam.: 24.4 cm (9 5/8 in.); The John Jay Ide Collection; 1986-29-6

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