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Tea Bowl and Saucer with "Hausmaler" Decor Tea Bowl And Saucer

This is a tea bowl and saucer. It was manufactured by Meissen Porcelain Factory and Meissen Porcelain Manufactory. It is dated 1720–1730 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is porcelain, gold. 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. (a: cup): 4.5 × 7.8 cm (1 3/4 × 3 1/16 in.) H x diam. (b: saucer): 2.5 × 13.2 cm (1 in. × 5 3/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Underside of saucer: [1] cursive "m.", "67" (?), cursive "s" or "f" (?), and several other indecipherable marks, painted in peach (?) overglaze [2] "x", incised underglaze [3] cursive "1036" (crossed out), "1032", and "146" (crossed out), and other writing, written in ink on paper label

It is signed

Unsigned

It is inscribed

Uninscribed

Cite this object as

Tea Bowl and Saucer with "Hausmaler" Decor Tea Bowl And Saucer; Manufactured by Meissen Porcelain Factory (Germany); porcelain, gold; H x diam. (a: cup): 4.5 × 7.8 cm (1 3/4 × 3 1/16 in.) H x diam. (b: saucer): 2.5 × 13.2 cm (1 in. × 5 3/16 in.); Bequest of Erskine Hewitt; 1938-57-635-a,b

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