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Factory:
Sèvres Manufactory (French, 1740–present)
Decorator:
Jacques-François-Louis de Laroche (French, active 1758–1802)
Decorator:
Gilded by Michel-Barnabé Chauvaux (French, active 1752–88)
Date:
ca. 1775
Culture:
French, Sèvres
Medium:
Soft-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Diameter: 9 1/2 in. (24.1 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Bequest of Emma T. Gary, 1937
Accession Number:
37.20.67
Not on view
Marking: Painted in pale gray enamel: [1] Crossed Ls (Sèvres factory mark); [2] Script h (decorator's mark for Jacques-François-Louis de Laroche)

Painted in gold enamel on underside: [3] Musical sharp sign (gilder's mark for Michel Barnabé Chauvaux)

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