Fitted Travel Case

Porcelain made by the Mennecy porcelain factory, Mennecy, France, c. 1749 - 1773. Silver partially made by Jean-François Balzac, French, 1711 - c. 1766.

Made in Mennecy, France, Europe

c. 1760

Soft-paste porcelain, glass, silver; leather case

Box: 15 5/8 x 20 7/8 x 27 5/16 inches (39.6 x 53.1 x 69.3 cm)

Curatorial Department:
European Decorative Arts and Sculpture

* Gallery 269, European Art 1500-1850, second floor (Boyer Gallery)

Accession Number:

Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Morris Hawkes, 1942

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Inscribed: V (representing the year 1760)

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