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Jean-François Leleu (1729–1807, master 1764)
Porcelain plaques by Sèvres Manufactory (French, 1740–present)
Decorated by Jean-Jacques Pierre the Younger (French, active 1763–1800)
Decorated by Guillaume Noël (French, active 1755–1807)
Decorated by Jacques Fontaine (French, born 1735)
Decorated by Drand
ca. 1780–90
French, Paris and Sèvres
Tulipwood, Sèvres porcelain, gilt bronze, leather, silk moiré
Overall: 30 3/4 × 70 1/2 × 34 3/4 in. (78.1 × 179.1 × 88.3 cm)
Credit Line:
The Jules Bache Collection, 1949
Accession Number:
Not on view
Signature: Stamped underneath at right: J.F. LELEU

Inscription: Inside right hand drawer, modern sticker, with chamfered corners: C.4659

Inside right hand drawer is pasted a typed label giving description and publications of piece.

Marking: Several Sèvres plaques have date letters M for 1765 and N for 1766.
reputedly Comtesse du Barry ; Count Demidoff (until 1880; sale, San Donato Palace, Florence, 1880, no. 1534) ; Baron Alfred de Rothschild (until 1884; sale, London, no. 102) ; Almina, Countess of Carnarvon (by 1927) ; Jules S. Bache , New York (until d. 1944; to MMA)
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