Art/ Collection/ Art Object

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

Factory:
Sèvres Manufactory (French, 1740–present)
Decorator:
Antoine-Toussaint Cornailles (French, active 1755–1800)
Decorator:
Gilded by Michel-Barnabé Chauvaux (French, active 1752–88)
Date:
1787
Culture:
French, Sèvres
Medium:
Soft-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Overall: 1 3/8 × 2 5/8 × 3 1/4 in. (3.5 × 6.7 × 8.3 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Bequest of Emma T. Gary, 1937
Accession Number:
37.20.19
Not on view
Inscription: Stickers on underside: [1] Collection Baron Foley. Ruxley Lodge, Claygate, Surrey.; [2] 27286/2.

Marking: Painted in violet enamel on underside: [1] Crossed Ls enclosing kk (Sèvres factory mark and date letter for 1787); [2] A quarter note (decorator's mark for Antoine-Toussaint Cornailles)

Paitned in gold enamel on underside: [3] Musical sharp sign (gilder's mark for Michel-Barnabé Chauvaux)
Emma T. Gary , New York (until 1937; bequeathed to MMA)
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