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1989

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Drawing, Design for a Painted Porcelain Plate, Les Lys (Lillies) from the Service de la Culture des Fleurs (Flower Cultivation Service), 1821–24

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Jean Charles Develly and company: Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory. It is dated 1821–24 and we acquired it in 1989. Its medium is pen and brown, black ink, brush and wash, white gouache, graphite on tan paper mounted on blue-gray paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of James Amster.

Its dimensions are

10.7 cm (4 3/16 in.), diameter

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and blue ink on mount, lower center: Les Lys; in graphite by later hand: culture des fleurs

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Painted Porcelain Plate, Les Lys (Lillies) from the Service de la Culture des Fleurs (Flower Cultivation Service), 1821–24; Company: Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory (France); France; pen and brown, black ink, brush and wash, white gouache, graphite on tan paper mounted on blue-gray paper; 10.7 cm (4 3/16 in.), diameter; Museum purchase through gift of James Amster; 1989-13-1

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