Plate from the Service des arts industriels: The Floral Gardener (Jardinier Fleuriste)

Hard-paste porcelain | 9.5in | 1829

Jean-Charles Develly; Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory

The center painted with a botanist and other figures in a commercial nursery, a cold flat to one side signed and dated by the artist, at the front, above a gilt plaque inscribed Jardinier Fleuriste, the gros bleu rim heightened in gilt bands, florett...
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