Salad bowl (saladier) (one of six) (part of a service)

Factory:
Sèvres Manufactory (French, 1740–present)
Decorator:
Jean-Nicolas Le Bel (French, active 1765–93)
Date:
1771
Culture:
French, Sèvres
Medium:
Soft-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Height: 3 1/2 in. (8.9 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Bequest of Emma T. Gary, 1934
Accession Number:
37.20.39
Not on view
Marking: Painted in blue enamel on underside: [1] Crossed Ls enclosing S (Sèvres factory mark and date letter for 1771); [2] LB (decorator's mark for Jean-Nicolas Le Bel)

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