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Drawing, Sujets et Liste des Objets de Dessert par ordre (List of Subjects for the Service on the Theme of Desserts by Order), 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 ink, red crayon on cream laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of James Amster.

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and brown ink,upper center: Sujets et.Liste des objets de dessert/par ordre; in pen and brown ink [unless stated otherwise], down left side of sheet: 1er cahier [underlined]/1[slashed in red crayon] les vins, champagne/2 [slashed in red pencil] le sucre [underlined in blue ink]/3 [slashed in red crayon] les pèches, abricots [peaches, apricots]/4 [slashed in red crayon] les poires [underlined in graphite] [pears]/5 [slashed in red crayon] les pommes [underlined in graphite]/6 [slashed in red crayon] les raisins [grapes]/7 [slashed in red crayon] noix[walnuts] x/8 [slashed in red crayon] les noisettes[hazelnuts] x/9 [slashed in red crayon] les [word crossed out] groseilles [red currents]/10 [slashed in red crayon] les Cerises[Cherries]/—1er cahier terminé/en Nov. 1823/; in lower left: x non payées [underlined in red crayon]; down middle of sheet: 2e cahier [underlined]/1[slashed in brown ink and in red pencil] les fraises [strawberries]; in graphite: 1[slashed in red crayonl] P. 11/ 2 [slashed in brown ink and red crayon] annanas [underlined in graphite] P 12/3 [slashed in red crayon] oranges [underlined in pen and blue ink] P 13/ 4 [slashed in brown ink and red crayon] marons [underlined in pen and blue ink]; in red crayon: P 16/ in pen and blue ink: X; 5 [slashed in red crayon] pruneaux [underlined in pen and blue ink]; in red crayon: P 15/ 6 compotes et marmelades/7 crèmes/8 fromages salés [underlined in graphite/9 confitures en pot/10 flans (poires &)—3e cahier [underlined]/1 [slashed in red crayon] les pièces montès [underlined in graphite]; in red crayon: 16/2 [slashed in red crayon] les macarons; in red crayon: 17/3 les biscuits (encaisse a la cuillère/4 ;les petits gateaux [underlined in pen and blue ink/5 les drayées/ 6 le punch/7; in pen and blue ink: x; les fruits a l'eau de vie [underlined in pen and blue ink/8 les liqueurs...[unreadable] a glace [underlined]/9 les sorbets [underlined in graphite]/ 10 le cafe [underlined in graphite]; verso: inscribed in graphite, upper right corner: 1° Les animaux [?] en leur utilités [underlined]/2° Les ...[underlined]/le/ Les bois [?]/Les.../ Les ..../Les rais [raisins?]/Les pommes/le mocha[?]

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Drawing, Sujets et Liste des Objets de Dessert par ordre (List of Subjects for the Service on the Theme of Desserts by Order), 1819–20; Company: Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory (France); France; pen and brown ink, red crayon on cream laid paper; Museum purchase through gift of James Amster; 1989-13-32

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