Manufacturer Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory, French, active 1756 - present
  • Plate from the Catherine the Great Service (Assiette à potage)
Date 1778
Medium soft-paste porcelain, bleu celeste ground with enamed decoration
Dimensions Overall: 1 1/2 × 10 1/2 inches (3.8 × 26.7 cm)
Credit Line Museum Purchase, with funds from the Bernard J.Reilly Fund and the Joseph M. de Grimme Memorial Fund
Accession Number 2017.58
Department European Sculpture and Dec Arts
On View Decorative Arts: S3A, Level 3 (see map)
(Christie's, London, England);
2017-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Robinson, J.C. Catalogue of the Works of Art Forming the Collection of Robert Napier, of West Shandon, Dumbartonshire. London, 1865, p. 260; no. 3506 or 3507.

National Exhibition of Works of Art, at Leeds, 1868. Exh. cat., Museum of Art. Leeds, 1868, p. 262; no. 2105.

The John Shearer Collection of Important Meissen, Vincennes and Sèvres. Sales cat., Christie's, London, 25 November 2014, pp. 39-41, no. 31 (ill.).

European Furniture & Works of Art. Sales cat., Christie's, London, July 4, 2017, pp. 122-123, no. 141 (ill.).