Tray, Sèvres Manufactory (French, 1740–present), Soft-paste porcelain, French, Sèvres

Tray

Factory:
Sèvres Manufactory (French, 1740–present)
Decorator:
François-Joseph Aloncle (French, 1734–1781)
Decorator:
Gilded by Jean-Pierre Boulanger (1722–1785, active 1754–85)
Date:
1776
Culture:
French, Sèvres
Medium:
Soft-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Width: 10 7/16 in. (26.5 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Gift of Henry G. Marquand, 1894
Accession Number:
94.4.155
Not on view
Marking: [1] Crossed Ls enclosing y in blue enamel (Sèvres factory mark and year letter for 1776);
[2] Script N in blue enamel (decorator's mark for Aloncle);
[3] Scrolling B in gray (gilder's mark for Boulanger);
[4] P. in gold (unidentified gilder's mark)

Location of marks:
All marks on underside of tray
Henry G. Marquand (until 1894; to MMA)