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Monteith (seau crennelé) (one of two) (part of a service)

Factory:
Sèvres Manufactory (French, 1740–present)
Decorator:
Bertrand (active 1757–75)
Date:
ca. 1770
Culture:
French, Sèvres
Medium:
Soft-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Overall: 5 × 8 × 11 5/8 in. (12.7 × 20.3 × 29.5 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Bequest of Emma T. Gary, 1934
Accession Number:
37.20.34
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 547
Marking: Painted in blue enamel on underside: [1] Crossed Ls enclosing illegible letter (Sèvres factory mark and date letter); [2] Script B (decorator's mark for Bertrand)

Incised on underside: [3] nc (or o?)
Emma T. Gary , New York (until 1937; bequeathed to MMA)
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