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Wine glass cooler (seau à verre)

Factory:
Vincennes Manufactory (French, ca. 1740–1756)
Date:
ca. 1750
Culture:
French, Vincennes
Medium:
Soft-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
4 × 4 1/8 in. (10.2 × 10.5 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Morris Hawkes, 1924
Accession Number:
24.214.7
Not on view
In 1745 the Vincennes factory was granted a royal privilege that allowed the factory to decorate porcelain with painted figures and gilding. As this privilege also prohibited the other French soft-paste porcelain factories from using similar decoration, Vincennes was given a significant advantage that insured its success.
Marking: Painted in underglaze blue enamel on underside: Crossed L's enclosing dot, a dot above and below (Vincennes factort mark)
Mrs. Morris Hawkes (until 1924; to MMA)
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