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Teapot with cover

Factory:
Sèvres Manufactory (French, 1740–present)
Decorator:
Louis-Antoine Le Grand (French, active 1776–1824)
Date:
1780
Culture:
French, Sèvres
Medium:
Hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Height (with cover): 4 3/8 in. (11.1 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Gift of R. Thornton Wilson, in memory of Florence Ellsworth Wilson, 1954
Accession Number:
54.147.16a, b
Not on view
Marking: Painted in blue enamel on underside: [1] Crowned crossed Ls enclosing CC (Sèvres factory mark and date letter for 1780); [2] LG in roman capital letters (decorator's mark for Louis-Antoine Le Grand)

Incised on underside: [3] Script Rd [-] r
R. Thornton Wilson (until 1954; to MMA)
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