Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Saucer (soucoupe)

Factory:
Sèvres Manufactory (French, 1740–present)
Decorator:
Michel Josse Le Riche fils (active 1783–89)
Date:
1783
Culture:
French, Sèvres
Medium:
Soft-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Diameter: 4 5/8 in. (11.7 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. George Clinton Gênet, in memory of "Citizen" Edmond Charles Gênet, 1909
Accession Number:
09.129.8b
Not on view
Marking: [1] Foliated crossed Ls enclosing FF in blue enamel (Sèvres factory mark and year letter for 1783);
[2] A clover leaf (?) in blue enamel (decorator's mark);
[3] 29 incised

Location of marks:
[1], [2] on underside
[3] on underside near foot rim
Mrs. George Clinton Gênet (until 1909; to MMA)
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