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White center. Rim, dark blue (Bleu du roi) White reserves with with gold flowers and polychrome birds.

Marks

Interlaced Ls enclosing date letter C, a dot above, below, and to the sides of the Ls. incised "4"

Provenance

Laurent Curiosities, 2 rue Meyerbeer, Paris; Dudley L. Pickman. 1934 gift to MFA

Credit Line

Gift of Dudley Leavitt Pickman

French, 1755–56

Object Place

France

Accession Number

34.1342

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain, colored enamels, gilding.

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain