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The tray, which gives its name to the service, is molded in a form sometimes described as "cartouche-shaped, " with two symmetrically placed, applied twisted foliate handles. The teapot has an ovoid body with an applied ear-shaped handle, a slightly curved spout (repaired at the lip), and a...

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Collection of Gilbert Lévy, Paris. Collection of Alfred Wenz, Paris. Purchased by the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, from Rosenberg & Stiebel, New York, 1983 (Accession Date: May 11, 1983) ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: The object folder contains an unsigned note stating: "Bought by my father I don't know where and sold by him to Mr. Wenz. Acquired by me after the death of Mr. Wenz."

Credit Line

Gift of Rita and Frits Markus

French, 1761

Object Place



10.4 cm (4 1/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain




Ceramics, Porcelain