Tea service with tray (déjeuner Bolvry), Manufacture de Sèvres, 1779

Tea service with tray (déjeuner Bolvry), Manufacture de Sèvres, 1779

porcelain, h 5.5cm × w 41.4cm × d 25.8cm More details

The Sèvres factory succeeded in making true hard-paste porcelain containing kaolin (white clay) only in 1769. Many new patterns were developed for this kind of porcelain. The painted decoration of this service was influenced by patterned calico fabric (chintz) from India and by enamel from China.

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