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Soup Tureen with Ornamental Cover Tureen, ca. 1745

This is a tureen. It was manufactured by Meissen Porcelain Manufactory. It is dated ca. 1745 and we acquired it in 1903. Its medium is porcelain, vitreous enamel. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Eleanor Garnier Hewitt. It is credited Gift of Eleanor Garnier Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D (a,b: overall): 23 × 33 × 27 cm (9 1/16 in. × 13 in. × 10 5/8 in.) H x W x D (a: tureen): 11 × 33 × 27 cm (4 5/16 in. × 13 in. × 10 5/8 in.) H x diam. (b: lid): 14.7 × 25 cm (5 13/16 × 9 13/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Underside of tureen: [1] double crossed swords, painted in underglaze blue (Meissen Porcelain Manufactory mark) No marks on lid.

It is signed

Unsigned

It is inscribed

Uninscribed

Cite this object as

Soup Tureen with Ornamental Cover Tureen, ca. 1745; Manufactured by Meissen Porcelain Manufactory (Germany); porcelain, vitreous enamel; H x W x D (a,b: overall): 23 × 33 × 27 cm (9 1/16 in. × 13 in. × 10 5/8 in.) H x W x D (a: tureen): 11 × 33 × 27 cm (4 5/16 in. × 13 in. × 10 5/8 in.) H x diam. (b: lid): 14.7 × 25 cm (5 13/16 × 9 13/16 in.); Gift of Eleanor Garnier Hewitt; 1903-12-49-a,b

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