Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Marie Antoinette (1755–1793)

Factory:
Sèvres Manufactory (French, 1740–present)
Modeler:
Jean-Etienne Mascret (active 1811–48)
Date:
1821
Culture:
French, Sèvres
Medium:
Biscuit and glazed hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Height: 12 in. (30.5 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Bequest of Annie C. Kane, 1926
Accession Number:
26.260.27
Not on view
Signature: Incised on back of bust: Mas

Marking: Printed in blue enamel inside pedestal: [1] Crossed Ls enclosing fleur-de-lis above Sevres and illegible date

Painted in black enamel inside pedestal: [2] I M.s 21

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

Incised inside pedestal: [4] SD; [5] 20-4
Annie C. Kane (until 1926; bequeathed to MMA)
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