Detail from a Sèvres wine cooler, Melbourne service, 1771. (Firle Place, Sussex)

Sèvres flowerpot (vase ‘Hollandois nouveau rond’), 1763. (Firle Place, Sussex)

Many people and organizations have helped in the preparation of this website.

We are especially grateful to the following:

Amgueddfa Cymru-National Museum Wales, Cardiff; Bonhams; Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle, Co. Durham; the Duke of Buccleuch & Queensberry KBE; Errol Manners; Firle Place; Goodwood House, West Sussex; The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; The National Trust; The Royal Collection Trust; The State Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg, Russia; The Wallace Collection, London and several anonymous private collectors.

Links to the museums mentioned above and to their collections can be found on the Contacts page. (Please note that National Trust images are supplied under license. Anyone wishing to use any image shown here should go to The dynamic creative team at Seven Hills: Emma Johnson, Josh Davis, Ian Mennie, Hannah Pellatt, Arthur Trousdell and Alex Bovey.

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The French Porcelain Society committee members.