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Flower pot (vase hollandois)

Factory:
possibly Sèvres Manufactory (French, 1740–present)
Decorator:
Decoration possibly by François Binet (active 1750–75)
Date:
possibly 1757
Culture:
French, possibly Sèvres
Medium:
Soft-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Height: 6 3/4 in. (17.1 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
The Lesley and Emma Sheafer Collection, Bequest of Emma A. Sheafer, 1973
Accession Number:
1974.356.588a, b
Not on view
Marking: Painted in blue enamel on underside: [1] Crossed Ls enclosing E (Sèvres factory mark and year letter for 1757); [2] T, a dot above (decorator's mark for François Binet)

Incised on underside: [3] cn
Lesley and Emma Sheafer , New York (until 1974; bequeathed to MMA)
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