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Ice cream cup (tasse à glace) (one of thirty-one) (part of a service)

Factory:
Sèvres Manufactory (French, 1740–present)
Decorator:
Charles-Nicolas Buteux (French, active 1763–1801)
Decorator:
Gilded by Jean Chauvaux (active 1764–1800)
Date:
1780
Culture:
French, Sèvres
Medium:
Soft-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
2 1/2 × 2 7/8 in. (6.4 × 7.3 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Bequest of Emma T. Gary, 1937
Accession Number:
37.20.46
Not on view
Marking: Painted in blue enamel on underside: [1] Crossed Ls enclosing CC (Sèvres factory mark and date letter for 1780); [2] 9. (decorator's mark for Charles-Nicholas Buteux); [3] IN (gilder's mark for Jean Chauvaux)

Incised on underside: [4] 45 a 3
Emma T. Gary , New York (until 1937; bequeathed to MMA)
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