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Sugar bowl (one of four) (part of a service)

Factory:
Sèvres Manufactory (French, 1740–present)
Decorator:
Possibly decorated by Jean-Nicolas Le Bel (French, active 1765–93)
Date:
ca. 1775
Culture:
French, Sèvres
Medium:
Soft-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Overall: 4 1/2 × 6 1/4 × 9 3/8 in. (11.4 × 15.9 × 23.8 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Bequest of Emma T. Gary, 1937
Accession Number:
37.20.35a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 547
Marking: Painted in blue enamel on underside: [1] Crossed Ls (Sèvres factory mark)

Painted in violet enamel on underside, smudged: [2] LB(?) in roman capital letters(possibly decorator's mark for Jean-Nicolas Le Bel)
Emma T. Gary , New York (until 1937; bequeathed to MMA)
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