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Liqueur bottle cooler (Seau à liqueur) (part of a service)

Factory:
Sèvres Manufactory (French, 1740–present)
Decorator:
Decoration attributed to Jean-Nicolas Le Bel (French, active 1765–93)
Date:
1772
Culture:
French, Sèvres
Medium:
Soft-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
H. 4 5/8 in. (11.7 cm.); W. 5 1/2 in. (14.0 cm.); L. 12 1/8 in. (30.8 cm.)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Bequest of Emma T. Gary, 1937
Accession Number:
37.20.113a, b
Not on view
Marking: [1] Crossed Ls enclosing T in blue (factory mark and year letter)
[2] Script L.B. in manganese (decorator's mark)
[3] Script I incised
Emma T. Gary (until 1937; to MMA)
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