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Cup and Saucer Cup And Saucer

This is a Cup and Saucer. It was manufactured by Meissen Porcelain Factory and Meissen Porcelain Manufactory. It is dated ca. 1750 and we acquired it in 1912. Its medium is hard paste porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Edward Luckemeyer. It is credited Gift of Mrs. Edward Luckemeyer.

  • Dessert Cup Cup
  • porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold.
  • Gift of George B. and Georgiana L. McClellan.
  • 1936-13-14

Its dimensions are

H x W x D (a: cup): 4.5 × 10 × 8 cm (1 3/4 × 3 15/16 × 3 1/8 in.) H x diam. (b: saucer): 3 × 13.5 cm (1 3/16 × 5 5/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Underside of cup: [1] double crossed swords, painted in underglaze blue (Meissen Porcelain Manufactory mark) [2] "4", impressed underglaze (typeset style font) Underside of saucer: [1] double crossed swords, painted in underglaze blue (Meissen Porcelain Manufactory mark) [2] "62", impressed underglaze (on edge of rim, faint)

It is signed

Unsigned

It is inscribed

Uninscribed

Cite this object as

Cup and Saucer Cup And Saucer; Manufactured by Meissen Porcelain Factory (Germany); Germany; hard paste porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold; H x W x D (a: cup): 4.5 × 10 × 8 cm (1 3/4 × 3 15/16 × 3 1/8 in.) H x diam. (b: saucer): 3 × 13.5 cm (1 3/16 × 5 5/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. Edward Luckemeyer; 1912-13-15-a,b

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