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1921

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Pair Of Covered Jars (France), 1740–50

This is a Pair of covered jars. It was manufactured by Mennecy porcelain factory. It is dated 1740–50 and we acquired it in 1921. Its medium is soft-paste porcelain. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Edward Luckemeyer.

Its dimensions are

a) H x W: 12.1 × 11.2 cm (4 3/4 × 4 7/16 in.) (lid) H x W: 4.3 × 6.1 cm (1 11/16 × 2 3/8 in.) d) H x W: 12.2 × 11.5 cm (4 13/16 × 4 1/2 in.) (lid) H x W: 4.5 × 6.2 cm (1 3/4 × 2 7/16 in.)

It is signed

Incised underglaze: DV

Cite this object as

Pair Of Covered Jars (France), 1740–50; Manufactured by Mennecy porcelain factory (France); soft-paste porcelain; a) H x W: 12.1 × 11.2 cm (4 3/4 × 4 7/16 in.) (lid) H x W: 4.3 × 6.1 cm (1 11/16 × 2 3/8 in.) d) H x W: 12.2 × 11.5 cm (4 13/16 × 4 1/2 in.) (lid) H x W: 4.5 × 6.2 cm (1 3/4 × 2 7/16 in.); 1921-25-1-a/d

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