Bust of Marie Leczinska

French
about 1760
Made at Sèvres Manufactory (France)


Object Place: Europe, 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)

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Pair with 1983.43

Markings

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