Plate (Dessert plate)

  • Category:

    Ceramics

  • Creator (Role):

    Francois-Maurice Honoré's porcelain factory (Manufacture de Mme la Duchesse d' Angouleme) (Maker)

    Rusell and La Farge (Agent for buyer)

  • Place of Origin:

    Paris, France, Europe

  • Date:

    1817-1817

  • Materials:

    Porcelain (hard-paste); Lime (alkaline) glaze

  • Techniques:

    Molded, Painted, Gilded, Printed

  • Museum Object Number:

    1958.1606.015


  • Complete Details



Object Number

1958.1606.015

Object Name

Plate (Dessert plate)

Category

Ceramics

Credit Line/Donor

Bequest of Henry Francis du Pont

Creator (Role)

Francois-Maurice Honoré's porcelain factory (Manufacture de Mme la Duchesse d' Angouleme) (Maker)
1785

Rusell and La Farge (Agent for buyer)

Place of Origin

Paris, France, Europe

Date

1817-1817

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Mark; Underside; Stenciled in orange enamel is the mark: "M.\ture de MADAME./ Duchesse d' Angouleme/ P.L. Dagoty. E Honoré/ a Paris."
2. Mark; Underside, near footrim; Incised workman's mark resembling "U" or "V"

Subjects

Presidential china; Presidential provenance; Government; American eagle; American themed ceramics; Monroe, James; American ownership history (foreign manuf); American market (French manufacture)

Materials

Porcelain (hard-paste); Lime (alkaline) glaze

Techniques

Molded, Painted, Gilded, Printed

Dimensions (inches)

1.071 (H) , 8.74 (Diam)

Dimensions (centimeters)

2.72 (H) , 22.2 (Diam)

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Savage, George. 1969 Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century French Porcelain.
Information on maker: pp. 199- 200
[Book] Klapthor, Margaret Brown. 1999 Official White House China: 1789 to the Present.
Information on and illustrations of Monroe's dessert service: pp. 40- 47
[Book] Singleton, Esther. 1907 The Story of the White House.
Singleton mentions that Munroe paid 2, 424 francs for the 30 person dessert service
[Article] Priddy, Sumpter & Quinn, Joan. 2008 A Monroe Punch Bowl and American Lithographers in Paris, 1814-1824. Ceramics in America. 186-202.
Dessert plate from same Monroe service with larger discussion of Monroe ware decoration: See full article and, for dessert plate, p. 188, figs.4-5, identified as by Louis Dagoty and Edouard Honore, Paris, c. 1817
[Book] Conger, Clement E. & Rollins, Alexandra W. 1991 Treasures of State: Fine and Decorative Arts in the Diplomatic Reception Rooms of the U. S. Department of State.
Dessert plate from same service: p. 288, no. 179, with details on Monroe at whitehouse, service, etc.