Objects
Dessert plate from the Olympic service "Vulcan precipitated from Heavens and Tethis caring him", from Olympic service. Painter: Adam. 1804-1807
Dessert plate from the Olympic service "Vulcan precipitated from Heavens and Tethis caring him", from Olympic service. Painter: Adam. 1804-1807
Object type
Dessert plate from the Olympic service "Vulcan precipitated from Heavens and Tethis caring him", from Olympic service
Place of origin
France, Sèvres
Date
1804-1807
Organization
Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory
Author
Painter: Adam
Materials
Porcelain
Technique
Gilding, over-glaze painting, guilt gesso chasing
Dimensions
Diameter: 23,5 cm
Object history note
Was executed on the occasion of the wedding of Princess Catharina Frederica of Würtemberg and Jerome-Napoleon Bonaparte. In 1807 the set was presented to Emperor Alexander I by Napoleon I in commemoration of the Treaty of Tilsit.
Publications
French applied art of the 17th – 20th centuries. Moscow, 1995
Gorbatova I.V., Foreign porcelain and ceramics (4th century B.C. - first quarter of the 19th century) [Catalogue of the collection of the Moscow Kremlin State historical and cultural museum and heritage site], M., 2015
Museum number
Ф-199