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Drawing, Design for a Painted Porcelain Plate, Les Pièces Montées (Tiered Cakes) for the Service 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, black ink, brush and brown, black wash, white gouache, red crayon, 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

10.4 cm (4 1/8 in.), diameter

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and blue ink, on mount lower center: Les Pièces Montées

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Painted Porcelain Plate, Les Pièces Montées (Tiered Cakes) for the Service des Objets de Dessert (Dessert Service), 1819–20; Company: Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory (France); pen and brown, black ink, brush and brown, black wash, white gouache, red crayon, graphite on tan paper mounted on blue-gray paper; 10.4 cm (4 1/8 in.), diameter; Museum purchase through gift of James Amster; 1989-13-22

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