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Pair of jars with covers

Factory:
Mennecy
Date:
1756–62
Culture:
French, Mennecy
Medium:
Soft-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Height (each): 6 1/4 in. (15.9 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Bequest of Edward C. Post, 1930
Accession Number:
30.58.10a, b .11a, b
Not on view
Marking: On porcelain:
Incised under glaze on underside of each: D, V

On silver:
Struck on each rim: Shell (Paris discharge mark for gold and small silver, 1756–62)
Wright E. Post ; Edward C. Post (until d. 1915; bequeathed to MMA)
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