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EMPEROR NAPOLEON I

FROM THE SERVICE PRESENTED TO THE PRINCE PRIMAT
EMPEROR NAPOLEON I
FROM THE SERVICE PRESENTED TO THE PRINCE PRIMAT
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EMPEROR NAPOLEON I
From the service presented to the Prince Primat
Object n°519

Porcelain plate, with a rare blue ground imitating marble, surrounding a central gilt rosette, border ornate with a polychrome garland of flowers, surrounded by two gilt rims.

Good condition, one very small crack at the painting.

Marked, painter mark probably for Choisy (active until 1812).

Diameter : 23,5 cm

Provenance

Dessert service delivered with the account of the Emperor to the particular service of the prince Primat, on August 12th, 1807.


Reference

This service used for entry and dessert is described: “Service fond bleu caillouté, guirlande et bouquets de fleurs” (Archives, Cité de la Céramique, Sèvres, Vy18, 15v°). There were amongst a big set 72 dessert plates, with a unit value of 14 francs. This service was restocked on May 10th, 1809, described “service fond bleu marbré, fleurs”.


Notes

Karl-Théodore Anton Maria von Dalberg (1744-1817), president of the Rhine Confederation, was titled Prince-Primat from July 12th, 1806. He was a faithful of Napoleon and close to Talleyrand.