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The manufacture Ceramique D'Art was established ca. in 1867 by Felix Optat Milet. His father and brother worked for the Manufacture Nationale de Sèvres. Felix began to learn about porcelain production in the Manufacture Nationale de Sèvres in 1855 and a some years later he became a modeller for the factory.

In 1879 Felix Optat Milet left the national manufacture and focused on developing his own business. He won a gold medal at the 1889 World Fair in Paris. His son Paul Milet gained ceramicist experience working with father. He gradually took over management of the manufacture. Paul won a gold medal at the 1900 World Fair in Paris.

Paul's son, Henri Milet, also worked for the family factory in Sèvres. He took over the running of the factory in 1931 and managed it till 1971.

PM Sevres mark

PM Sevres round black mark used from 1931

MP Sevres mark

MP Sevres green round mark used ca. 1900 - 1930

MP Milet marks

MP Sevres ca. 1900 - 1930 mark

PM France mark

PM Sevres Made in France mark used after 1931

Milet mark

Milet Sevres mark used from early 1940s

Milet Decor mark

Milet Sevres Decor Main mark used after 1945

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