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Bowl with cover (écuelle) and tray

Factory:
Sèvres Manufactory (French, 1740–present)
Date:
1764
Culture:
French, Sèvres
Medium:
Soft-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Height (écuelle [.149a, b]): 4 in. (10.2 cm); Width (tray [.150]): 7 1/8 in. (18.1 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Gift of R. Thornton Wilson, in memory of Florence Ellsworth Wilson, 1950
Accession Number:
50.211.149a, b, .150
Not on view
Marking: [1] Crossed Ls enclosing L in blue enamel (Sèvres factory mark and year letter for 1764);
[2] Decorator's mark resembling a 3, a dot at right, a line below, in blue enamel;
[3] T incised;
[4] Script I (?) C incised

Location of marks:
[1], [2], [4] on bottom of tray
[3] on bottom of bowl
R. Thornton Wilson (until 1950; to MMA)
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