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Bust of Marie Leczinska

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Pair with 1983.43

Marks

Stands: Interlaced Ls in Gold

Provenance

By 1964, R. Thornton Wilson, New York [see note 1]; 1983, bequest of R. Thornton Wilson in memory of Florence Ellsworth Wilson. (Accession date: January 12, 1983) NOTES: [1] From 1964 until the time it was made a gift, this object, and MFA object 1983.43, were on loan to the MFA by R. Thornton Wilson.

Credit Line

Bequest of R. Thornton Wilson in memory of Florence Ellsworth Wilson

French, about 1760

Object Place

France

Dimensions

Overall: 26.4 x 12.7 x 10.2 cm (10 3/8 x 5 x 4 in.)

Accession Number

1983.44

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste biscuit porcelain (bust); soft-paste porcelain with colored enamel and gilded decoration (pedestal)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain