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Tray (one of two) (part of a service)

Factory:
Sèvres Manufactory (French, 1740–present)
Decorator:
Charles-Nicolas Buteux (French, active 1763–1801)
Decorator:
Gilded by Étienne-Henry Le Guay (French, active 1748–49, 1751–97)
Date:
1780
Culture:
French, Sèvres
Medium:
Soft-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Overall: 1 1/2 × 7 1/8 × 5 1/4 in. (3.8 × 18.1 × 13.3 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Bequest of Emma T. Gary, 1937
Accession Number:
37.20.17
Not on view
Marking: Painted in violet enamel on underside: [1] Crossed Ls enclosing cc (Sèvres factory mark and date letter for 1780); [2] g. (decorator's mark for Charles-Nicolas Buteux)

Painted in blue enamel on underside: [3] Script LG (possibly gilder's mark for Étienne-Henry Le Guay)

Incised on underside: [4] 26
Emma T. Gary (until 1937; to MMA)
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