Dessert dish from the Rohan service
On View In:
Gallery 317
Artist:   François-Joseph Aloncle
Sèvres Porcelain Factory  
Title:   Dessert dish from the Rohan service  
Date:   1771  
Medium:   Porcelain with enamel and gilded decoration  
Dimensions:   1 3/4 x 7 in. (4.45 x 17.78 cm)  
Credit Line:   The William Hood Dunwoody Fund  
Location:   Gallery 317  

Name:   Aloncle, François-Joseph  
Nationality:   French  
Life Dates:   French, 1734 - 1781  
Name:   Sèvres Porcelain Factory  
Role:   Manufacturer  
Life Dates:   Paris, est. 1756  

Object Description  
Inscriptions:   Marks 'LSL', in script; 'N', in script, to right  
Classification:   Ceramics  
Physical Description:   deep; eight foil; turquoise blue with a large central medallion reserved in white, wreathed with gold leaves and painted with two birds in a landscape, differing from scene on dish 44.42.3; blue underglaze  
Creation Place:   Europe, France, , , Sèvres  
Accession #:   44.42.4  
Owner:   The Minneapolis Institute of Arts