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Salad bowl (saladier) (one of six) (part of a service)

Factory:
Sèvres Manufactory (French, 1740–present)
Decorator:
Denis Levé (French, active 1754–93, 1795–1805)
Date:
1780
Culture:
French, Sèvres
Medium:
Soft-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
3 1/4 × 10 3/8 in. (8.3 × 26.4 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Bequest of Emma T. Gary, 1937
Accession Number:
37.20.38
Not on view
Marking: Painted in blue enamel on underside: [1] Crossed Ls enclosing (Sèvres factory mark and date letter for 1780); [2] Script L. (decorator's mark for Denis Levé)

Incised on underside: [3] 24 / a
Emma T. Gary , New York (until 1937; bequeathed to MMA)
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