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Drawing, Design for a Painted Porcelain Plate, Fruits à l'eau de Vie (Fruits in Plum Liquor) for the Services des Objets de Dessert (Dessert Service), 1819–20

This is a Drawing. It was company: Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory. It is dated 1819–20 and we acquired it in 1989. Its medium is pen and brown-gray ink, brush and gray wash, graphite on cream laid paper, border in pen and gray ink. 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

14.1 x 12.2 cm (5 9/16 x 4 13/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower center: fruits à l'eau de Vie (fruits in plum liquor); in graphite along right margin: a moitie porte ouverte (a half-opened door)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Painted Porcelain Plate, Fruits à l'eau de Vie (Fruits in Plum Liquor) for the Services des Objets de Dessert (Dessert Service), 1819–20; Company: Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory (France); France; pen and brown-gray ink, brush and gray wash, graphite on cream laid paper, border in pen and gray ink; 14.1 x 12.2 cm (5 9/16 x 4 13/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of James Amster; 1989-13-24-a,b

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