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

Factory:
Sèvres Manufactory (French, 1740–present)
Date:
1771
Culture:
French, Sèvres
Medium:
Soft-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
2 5/8 × 2 7/8 in. (6.7 × 7.3 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Bequest of Emma T. Gary, 1937
Accession Number:
37.20.52
Not on view
Marking: Painted in puce enamel on underside: [1] Crossed Ls enclosing S (Sèvres factory mark and date letter for 1771); [2] indistinct decorator's mark

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