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Liqueur bottle cooler (seau à liqueur) (one of two) (part of a service)

Factory:
Sèvres Manufactory (French, 1740–present)
Decorator:
Jean-Nicolas Le Bel (French, active 1765–93)
Date:
1772
Culture:
French, Sèvres
Medium:
Soft-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Overall: 4 5/8 × 12 1/8 × 5 1/2 in. (11.7 × 30.8 × 14 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Bequest of Emma T. Gary, 1937
Accession Number:
37.20.10a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 547
Marking: Painted in violet enamel on underside: [1] Crossed Ls enclosing T in violet (Sèvres factory mark and date letter for 1772); [2] Script L.B. (decorator's mark for Jean-Nicolas Le Bel)
Emma T. Gary , New York (until 1937; bequeathed to MMA)
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