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Shaving Soap Dish (Boîte à savonette)
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Shaving Soap Dish (Boîte à savonette)


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description The painted decoration of garlands and urns over a white ground is identical to that found on the service commissioned by Louis XV's mistress, the comtesse du Barry, in 1770.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Factory Mark] Almost illegible: Intertwined Lls; [Date] Letter: T (1772)
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
1772
Medium
soft-paste porcelain
(Ceramics)
Accession Number
48.700
Measurements
H: 4 3/4 in. (12 cm)
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