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Cup and Saucer Cup And Saucer

This is a cup and saucer. It was manufactured by Meissen Porcelain Manufactory and Meissen Porcelain Factory. It is dated mid- 18th century and we acquired it in 1912. Its medium is hard paste porcelain, vitreous enamel. 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.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D (a: cup): 4.6 × 10 × 7.8 cm (1 13/16 × 3 15/16 × 3 1/16 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] "66" or "99", impressed underglaze (typeset style font) Underside of saucer: [1] double crossed swords, painted in underglaze blue (Meissen Porcelain Manufactory mark) [2] '63', impressed underglaze (typeset style font, partially impressed)

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; H x W x D (a: cup): 4.6 × 10 × 7.8 cm (1 13/16 × 3 15/16 × 3 1/16 in.) H x diam. (b: saucer): 3 × 13.5 cm (1 3/16 × 5 5/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. Edward Luckemeyer; 1912-13-6-a,b

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