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Saucer (soucoupe)

Factory:
Sèvres Manufactory (French, 1740–present)
Decorator:
Michel-Gabriel Commelin (French, 1746–1802)
Decorator:
Gilded by Jean Chauvaux (active 1764–1800)
Date:
1782
Culture:
French, Sèvres
Medium:
Soft-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Diameter: 4 1/2 in. (11.4 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. George Clinton Gênet, in memory of "Citizen" Edmond Charles Gênet, 1909
Accession Number:
09.129.9b
Not on view
Marking: [1] Crossed Ls in blue enamel (Sèvres factory mark);
[2] I N in blue enamel (gilder's mark of Jean Chauvaux);
[3] cmee in script in blue enamel (decorator's mark for Commelin and year letter for 1782)
[4] 37cc incised

Location of marks:
[1]–[3] on underside
[4] on underside near foot rim
Mrs. George Clinton Gênet (until 1909; to MMA)
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