Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Louis XVI (1754–1793, r. 1774–93)

Factory:
Sèvres Manufactory (French, 1740–present)
Modeler:
Jean-Etienne Mascret (active 1811–48)
Date:
1820
Culture:
French, Sèvres
Medium:
Biscuit and glazed hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Height: 10 1/4 in. (26 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Bequest of Annie C. Kane, 1926
Accession Number:
26.260.26
Not on view
Signature: Incised on back of bust: Mas / 31 at 29 16º 1

Marking: Printed in blue enamel inside pedestal: [1] Crossed Ls enclosing fleur-de-lis above Sevres/20 (Sèvres factory mark)

Painted in black enamel inside pedestal: [2] 29 av 24 E

Painted in gold enamel inside pedestal: [3] illegible mark

Incised inside pedestal: [4] SD
Annie C. Kane (until 1926; bequeathed to MMA)
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