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tureen depicting Letizia Bonaparte and Charles Marie Bonaparte, Roi de Hollande and Reine Hortense on the lid
  • Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory, manufacturer
    active 1756–present
    Jean Georget, painter
    1763–1823
    born: Paris, France ; died: Paris, France
  • tureen depicting Letizia Bonaparte and Charles Marie Bonaparte, Roi de Hollande and Reine Hortense on the lid, 1804
  • Where object was made: France
  • porcelain
  • Gift of Mrs. William B. Thayer
  • Not on display
  • 1963.0012.38.a,b
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Description

Napoleonic porcelain service tureen. Black/dark blue with gold designs of flowers, wreaths with an "N" inside, and swags of leaves. On the side is a cirucular portrait of a man in blue and a portrait of a woman with a white head wrap. On the cover is a cirucular portrait of a woman in a purple/pink dress and a portrait of man in military garb.