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Plates, "Château de St. Cloud" Service Plates

This is a plates. It was manufactured by Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory. It is dated 1846–1868 and we acquired it in 1961. Its medium is porcelain, gold. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of Emily Howland Chauncey.

Its dimensions are

H x diam. (a: plate): 2.8 × 24.5 cm (1 1/8 × 9 5/8 in.) H x diam. (b: plate): 2.8 × 24.5 cm (1 1/8 × 9 5/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Underside of plates: [1] "S.46" within pill-shaped border, printed or stamped underglaze (?) (glazed and fired in Sèvres in 1846) [2] "DORÉ À SÈVRES" around crowned "N" and "68", stamped or printed underglaze (?) (gilt in Sèvres in 1868) [3] "Château de St. Cloud" in brown circle, stamped or printed overglaze (?) (name of the porcelain service)

It is inscribed

Front of plates: [1] central crowned "N" entwined with interlaced L's in foliate scrollwork, printed in gold (the "N" for Napoleon)

Cite this object as

Plates, "Château de St. Cloud" Service Plates; Manufactured by Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory (France); porcelain, gold; H x diam. (a: plate): 2.8 × 24.5 cm (1 1/8 × 9 5/8 in.) H x diam. (b: plate): 2.8 × 24.5 cm (1 1/8 × 9 5/8 in.); Museum purchase through gift of Emily Howland Chauncey; 1961-47-2-a,b

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