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Mounts by Paul Le Riche (French, master 1686, active 1738)
ca. 1725–30
Chinese, for French market
Hard-paste porcelain with colored enamels over a transparent glaze (Jingdezhen ware), silver mounts
Height: 8 1/4 in. (21 cm)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1925
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 201
Marking: [1] Crowned fleur-de-lis, two grains de remède, PLR, device a crescent (maker's mark for Paul Le Riche);
[2] Crowned bell (Paris countermark for all work, 1726–32)

Location of marks:
Both on flat section of silver mount, [2] also on tip of thumbpiece
Thomas Allen , Boston (until 1925; his sale, The Anderson Galleries, New York, February 25–28, 1925, no. 684; sold to MMA)
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