Melissa Okan

Sèvres Porcelain Between Tradition and Innovation


Hendrick van Hulst, Head of the Department of Decoration at the Manufacture Nationale de Sèvres, once said, “the heavy and the trivial should be avoided; we should produce the light, sensitive, new and varied.” These words denote a clear desire, consistent with the firm's history, to set the Manufacture de Sèvres apart from all the European porcelain factories.
vase, Manufacture Nationale de Sèvres, Sèvres, astronomical symbols, cosmos, Jeux de fonds