Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Fruit dish (compotier ovale)

Factory:
Sèvres Manufactory (French, 1740–present)
Decorator:
Vincent Taillandier (active 1753–90)
Date:
1783
Culture:
French, Sèvres
Medium:
Soft-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Length: 10 1/2 in. (26.7 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Gift of Alfred Duane Pell, 1902
Accession Number:
02.6.184
Not on view
Marking: Painted in blue enamel on underside: [1] Crossed Ls enclosing ff (Sèvres factory mark and date letter for 1783); [2] Fleur-de-lis (decorator's mark for Vincent Taillandier)

Incised on undersider: [3] 19
Reverend Alfred Duane Pell (until 1902; to MMA)
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