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Cartographic Cabinet Plate

ca. 1825

French

Porcelain

9 1/4 in. Dm x 0.75 in. H (23.2 cm Dm x 2.2 cm H)

$2,200.00

This cabinet plate, possibly Paris porcelain or a Sevres blank, is inscribed “Amerique Septentrionale” and depicts a map of North America published in Chevalier de Roujoux Vosgien’s 1823 Atlas Geographique. It shows the United States after the 1803 Louisiana Purchase. The back of this dish has the original paper label of a 19th-century retailer, which provides a fascinating opportunity to study decorative arts marketing history as well as a clue to the object’s original provenance.

This cabinet plate, possibly Paris porcelain or a Sevres blank, is inscribed “Amerique Septentrionale” and depicts a map of North America published in Chevalier de Roujoux Vosgien’s 1823 Atlas Geographique. It shows the United States after the 1803 Louisiana Purchase. The back of this dish has the original paper label of a 19th-century retailer, which provides a fascinating opportunity to study decorative arts marketing history as well as a clue to the object’s original provenance.

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Condition

Excellent. Slight rubbing to cartographic transfer print as part of the original process.

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References

Vosgien, Chevalier de Roujous. Atlas Geographique. Paris: Conseil Royal de l’instruction publique, 1823.

Excellent. Slight rubbing to cartographic transfer print as part of the original process.

For a detailed condition report, please contact us.

Vosgien, Chevalier de Roujous. Atlas Geographique. Paris: Conseil Royal de l’instruction publique, 1823.

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This item ships free to the continental US, and globally for a flat-rate fee of $75.

All objects are packed with utmost care by our team of expert fine art shippers. All items are shipped with parcel insurance.

For more information on our shipping policies, please visit our FAQ Page.

All of our objects look even more stunning in person!

However, in case you are not satisfied with your purchase, we are willing to accept returns.

For more information on our return policies, please visit our FAQ page.

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