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1989

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Drawing, Design for a Painted Porcelain Plate, Confiture en Pot (Potted Jam) for the Service des Objets de Dessert (Dessert Service)

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Jean Charles Develly and manufactured by Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory. It is dated 1819–20 and we acquired it in 1989. Its medium is pen and brush and brown ink, graphite on cream laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Spencer A. Samuels. It is credited Museum purchase through gift of James Amster.

Its dimensions are

14.3 x 19.1 cm (5 5/8 x 7 1/2 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, upper center: Confiture en Pot (Potted Jam); in graphite, lower left: coudeuse (elbowing in); in pen and brown/black ink, verso: Monsieur / Develly, peintre / à la manufacture royale de porcelaine / à Sèvres. [à Sèvres. underlined] (Mr. / Develly, painter / at the royal manufactury of porcelain / at Sèvres.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Painted Porcelain Plate, Confiture en Pot (Potted Jam) for the Service des Objets de Dessert (Dessert Service); Designed by Jean Charles Develly (French, 1783 - 1849); France; pen and brush and brown ink, graphite on cream laid paper; 14.3 x 19.1 cm (5 5/8 x 7 1/2 in.); Museum purchase through gift of James Amster; 1989-13-21

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