Sèvres porcelain

Sèvres porcelain

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  • Sèvres porcelain — French hard paste, or true, porcelain, as well as soft paste porcelain, made at the royal (now national) factory of Sèvres from 1756 until the present. After the decline of Meissen porcelain after 1756, Sèvres became the leading porcelain factory …   Universalium

  • Sèvres (disambiguation) — Sèvres may refer to:*Sèvres a commune in the southwestern suburbs of Paris, France *Manufacture nationale de Sèvres the Sèvres porcelain factory*Deux Sèvres a département in France *Sèvre Nantaise a river in France *Sèvre Niortaise a river in… …   Wikipedia

  • Porcelain — Fine China redirects here. For the band, see Fine China (band). This article is about the ceramic material. For other uses, see Porcelain (disambiguation). Chinese moon flask, 1723 35, Qing Dynasty …   Wikipedia

  • Porcelain de Sèvres — Napoleon Büste aus Biskuit Porzellan, 1811 Manufacture royale de porcelaine de Sèvres ist eine der bedeutendsten europäischen Manufakturen zur Herstellung von Porzellan. Die Manufaktur hat seit 1756 ihren Sitz in Sèvres. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • porcelain — porcelaneous, porcellaneous /pawr seuh lay nee euhs, pohr /, adj. /pawr seuh lin, pohr ; pawrs lin, pohrs /, n. 1. a strong, vitreous, translucent ceramic material, biscuit fired at a low temperature, the glaze then fired at a very high… …   Universalium

  • Sèvres — French commune nomcommune=Sèvres (1908)| mapcaption=Paris and inner ring départements lat long=coord|48|49|0|N|2|13|0|E région=Île de France département=Hauts de Seine | arrondissement=Boulogne Billancourt canton= insee= cp= 92310 maire= mandat=… …   Wikipedia

  • sèvres — ˈsevrə noun Etymology: from Sèvres, France 1. usually capitalized : a fine often elaborately decorated French porcelain made at the national factory at Sèvres 2. or sèvres blue a. usually capitalized S : a strong blue that is redder and …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sèvres — [sev′rə; ] Fr [ se′vr ] n. [after Sèvres, SW suburb of Paris, where made] a type of fine French porcelain …   English World dictionary

  • Sevres ware — S[ e] vres ware Porcelain manufactured at S[ e]vres, France, ecpecially in the national factory situated there. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sèvres — /se vrddeu/; Eng. /sev reuh, sev/, n. 1. a suburb of Paris in N France. 21,296. 2. Also, Sèvres ware. the porcelain made in this suburb since 1756. * * * ▪ France       town, southwestern residential suburb of Paris, Hauts de Seine département,… …   Universalium

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