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Flower vase (cuvette à tombeau)

Factory:
Sèvres Manufactory (French, 1740–present)
Modeler:
Attributed to Jean-Claude Duplessis (French, ca. 1695–1774, active 1748–74)
Decorator:
Jean-Louis Morin (French, active 1754–87)
Date:
1760
Culture:
French, Sèvres
Medium:
Soft-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
7 1/4 x 9 7/8 x 6 1/4 in. (18.4 x 25.1 x 15.9cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wrightsman, 1976
Accession Number:
1976.155.37
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 529
Marking: Painted in blue enamel on underside: [1] Crossed Ls enclosing g (Sèvres factory mark and date letter for 1760); [2] Small roman M (decorator's mark for Jean-Louis Morin)

Incised under glaze on underside near front foliate ornament: [3] Script Li
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wrightsman , New York (until 1976; to MMA)
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