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1926

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Cover, ca. 1770

This is a Cover. It was manufactured by Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory. It is dated ca. 1770 and we acquired it in 1926. Its medium is glazed and gilded porcelain with polychrome overglaze decoration. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Bequest of Mrs. John Innes Kane.

Its dimensions are

a) H x W x D: 6.6 × 17.8 × 25 cm (2 5/8 in. × 7 in. × 9 13/16 in.) b) H x diam.: 2.2 × 7.6 cm (7/8 in. × 3 in.) c) H x diam.: 2.2 × 7.6 cm (7/8 in. × 3 in.)

It has the following markings

Obliterated marks in overglaze blue; underglazed incised mark.

Cite this object as

Cover, ca. 1770; Manufactured by Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory (France); glazed and gilded porcelain with polychrome overglaze decoration; a) H x W x D: 6.6 × 17.8 × 25 cm (2 5/8 in. × 7 in. × 9 13/16 in.) b) H x diam.: 2.2 × 7.6 cm (7/8 in. × 3 in.) c) H x diam.: 2.2 × 7.6 cm (7/8 in. × 3 in.); Bequest of Mrs. John Innes Kane; 1926-22-165-a/c

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