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Ice cream cup (Tasse à glace) (1 of 31) (part of a service)

Factory:
Sèvres Manufactory (French, 1740–present)
Decorator:
Charles-Nicolas Buteux (French, active 1763–1801)
Date:
1780
Culture:
French, Sèvres
Medium:
Soft-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
H. 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm.); L. 2 7/8 in. (7.3 cm.)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Bequest of Emma T. Gary, 1937
Accession Number:
37.20.194
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 547
Marking: [1] Crossed Ls enclosing CC in violet (factory mark and year letter)
[2] 9, a dot, in violet (decorator's mark)
[3] 30 incised
[4] 40 incised
Emma T. Gary (until 1937; to MMA)
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