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Bottle cooler (seau à bouteille) (part of a service)

Manufactory:
Sèvres Manufactory (French, 1740–present)
Decorator:
Attributed to Jacques-François Micaud (French, active 1757–1810)
Decorator:
Gilded by Michel-Barnabé Chauvaux (French, active 1752–88)
Date:
1783
Culture:
French, Sèvres
Medium:
Soft-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Overall: 7 1/8 × 7 3/4 × 10 in. (18.1 × 19.7 × 25.4 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Bequest of Emma T. Gary, 1937
Accession Number:
37.20.32
Not on view
Marking: Painted in blue enamel on underside: [1] Crossed Ls enclosing ff (Sèvres factory mark and date letter for 1783); [2] An x (decorator's mark for Jacques-François Micaud)

Painted 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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