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Chamber pot (Pot de chambre ovale)

Factory:
Sèvres Manufactory (French, 1740–present)
Date:
1757–58
Culture:
French, Sèvres
Medium:
Soft-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Gr. H. 3 5/8 in. (9.2 cm.); Gr. L. 7 5/8 in. (19.4 cm.)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Bequest of R. Thornton Wilson, in memory of his wife, Florence Ellsworth Wilson, 1977
Accession Number:
1977.216.46
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 523
Marking: [1] Crossed Ls enclosing E in blue enamel on bottom (factory mark and year letter);
[2] illegible decorator's mark in blue enamel on bottom;
[3] Script Th incised on bottom
possibly Henri Goldschmidt-Rothschild ; [ sale, Christie's, London , June 5, 1961, no. 53; to Antique Porcelain Co. ] ; [ Antique Porcelain Co. (from 1961) ] ; R. Thornton Wilson (until 1977; bequeathed to MMA)
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