Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory
French, established 1740
Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory
French, established 1740
Collected by a major museum
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Selected exhibitions (3)
Selected exhibitions
2016
Napoléon: General. Emperor. Legend.,
M.S. Rau Antiques
2015
Pius VII Faces Napoleon: The Papal Tiara in the Eagle's Talons,
Château de Fontainebleau
From Sèvres to Fifth Avenue: French Porcelain at The Frick Collection,
The Frick Collection

The Sèvres porcelain factory has produced objects and wares heralded for innovative design and …

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The Sèvres porcelain factory has produced objects and wares heralded for innovative design and technique since its founding in Vincennes, France in 1740. Named after the town to which it moved in 1756, Sèvres porcelain was considered the paragon of 18th-century European porcelain and prized for its cobalt …

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