Pair of Sèvres porcelain plates
Pair of Sèvres porcelain plates
From the service Aux Fleurs delivered at the Elysée Palace
Object N° 646-864

Ornate with a polychrome central decoration of a bouquet of flowers in a round reserve bordered by a frieze of grecques in gold, the marli with a blue agate ground decorated with a frieze of gilt palmettes taking up the decor of the service of the "Petites Vues de France".

Good condition, a restoration on the edge of a plate.

Sèvres national factory, 1873 and 1890.

Marked, one partially erased.

D. 24.5 cm.


Restocking of an original service ordered by Emperor Napoleon III, still present today at the Palais de l'Elysée, called "service aux fleurs", used for cheese.


Exhibition catalog, La table de l'Élysée. Official receptions of presidents since the Third Republic, Musée du président Jacques Chirac, Sarran, 2006, p. 81.