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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 Manufactory. It is dated 1720–1730 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is hard paste 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): 4.3 × 7.5 cm (1 11/16 × 2 15/16 in.) H x diam. (b: saucer): 2.3 × 13 cm (7/8 × 5 1/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Underside of cup: [1] double crossed swords, painted in blue overglaze (Meissen Porcelain Manufactory mark) [2] line, incised underglaze Underside of saucer: [1] two lines, painted in a peach/rose color overglaze (very faded) [2] line, incised underglaze

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 Manufactory (Germany); Germany; hard paste porcelain, gold; H x diam. (a: cup): 4.3 × 7.5 cm (1 11/16 × 2 15/16 in.) H x diam. (b: saucer): 2.3 × 13 cm (7/8 × 5 1/8 in.); Bequest of Erskine Hewitt; 1938-57-636-a,b

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