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Tray (plateau octogone)

Manufacturer: Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory

Decorator: Decoration attributed toCharles Monnet

Date: 1786
Dimensions:
Overall: 3.4 x 24.5 x 21.7 cm (1 5/16 x 9 5/8 x 8 9/16 in.)
Medium: Soft-paste porcelain with overglaze enamels, gilding
Credit Line: Gift of George and Helen Gardiner
Origin:France, Île-de-France, Sèvres
Object number: G83.1.1076
DescriptionA Sèvres shaped circular two-handled tray (plateau octogone), painted with a central spray of forget-me-nots. The yellow ground is enriched with violet dots, and the border with scattered sprays of forget-me-nots. The pierced handles have foliage motifs in gilt, with a dentil rim.