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Saucer

Factory:
Vincennes Manufactory (French, ca. 1740–1756)
Decorator:
André-Vincent Vielliard (French, 1717–1790, active 1752–90)
Date:
ca. 1752–53
Culture:
French, Vincennes
Medium:
Soft-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Diameter: 5 in. (12.7 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Gift of R. Thornton Wilson, in memory of Florence Ellsworth Wilson, 1952
Accession Number:
52.2.1
Not on view
Marking: Painted in blue enamel on underside: [1] Crossed L's enclosing a dot, a dot below (variant Vincennes factory mark, for ca. 1745–53); [2] Heraldic label of three points facing upwards(above factory mark, decorator's mark for Vielliard)

Incised under glaze on underside: [3] 5
Chavagnac, Xavier Roger Marie, comte de (until 1911; sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, June 19–21, 1911, no. 238); [ James A. Lewis and Son, Inc. , New York, before 1952; sold to Mr. Wilson ] ; R. Thornton Wilson (until 1952; to MMA)
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