Inscription: Sticker on underside: Dated 1783. Painted by Levé père. Gilded by Chauvaux, Snr.
Marking: Painted in blue enamel on underside:  Crossed Ls enclosing FF (Sèvres factory mark and date letter for 1783);  Script L (decorator's mark for Denis Levé)
Painted in gold enamel on underside:  Musical sharp sign (gilder's mark for Michel-Barnabé Chauvaux)
Emma T. Gary , New York (until 1937; bequeathed to MMA)