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Saucer with Flowers Saucer

This is a Saucer. It was manufactured by Meissen Porcelain Manufactory. It is dated 1774–1814 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is porcelain, vitreous enamel. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was bequest of Erskine Hewitt. It is credited Bequest of Erskine Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 3.1 × 13.8 cm (1 1/4 × 5 7/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Underside: [1] double crossed swords above asterisk or star, painted in underglaze blue (Meissen Porcelain Manufactory mark) [2] line, painted overglaze in purple (beneath scepter and star) [3] "5", impressed underglaze [4] "31.", painted overglaze in purple

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Saucer with Flowers Saucer; Manufactured by Meissen Porcelain Manufactory (Germany); porcelain, vitreous enamel; H x diam.: 3.1 × 13.8 cm (1 1/4 × 5 7/16 in.); Bequest of Erskine Hewitt; 1938-57-445

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