Half-bottle cooler (seau à demi-bouteille) (one of two) (part of a service), Sèvres Manufactory (French, 1740–present), Soft-paste porcelain, French, Sèvres

Half-bottle cooler (seau à demi-bouteille) (one of two) (part of a service)

Factory:
Sèvres Manufactory (French, 1740–present)
Decorator:
Denis Levé (French, active 1754–93, 1795–1805)
Date:
1771
Culture:
French, Sèvres
Medium:
Soft-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
5 3/4 × 8 1/8 in. (14.6 × 20.6 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Bequest of Emma T. Gary, 1934
Accession Number:
37.20.30
Not on view
Marking: Painted in blue enamel on underside: [1] Crossed Ls enclosing S (Sèvres factory mark and date letter for 1771); [2] Script L. (decorator's mark for Denis Levé)

Incised on underside: [3] illegible mark
Emma T. Gary , New York (until 1937; bequeathed to MMA)