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1989

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Document, Plate Designs Cover Sheet for the Service des Objets de Dessert (Dessert Service)

This is a Document. It was designed by Jean Charles Develly and company: Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory. It is dated 1819–21 and we acquired it in 1989. Its medium is pen and brown ink on cream 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

24.1 x 17.8 cm (9 1/2 x 7 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and brown ink: Notes, Croquis/et/Compositions du Service/des Objects/de Dessert/1829/donné a Mde la duchesse/de Berry en 1821; inside cover: Dessins à executer/sur pièrre [underlined and crossed out]

Cite this object as

Document, Plate Designs Cover Sheet for the Service des Objets de Dessert (Dessert Service); Company: Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory (France); France; pen and brown ink on cream paper; 24.1 x 17.8 cm (9 1/2 x 7 in.); Museum purchase through gift of James Amster; 1989-13-33

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