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1953

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Cup and Saucer with Battle Scenes ("Bataillen-Malerei") Cup And Saucer

This is a cup and saucer. It was manufactured by Berlin Porcelain Factory and model maker: Freidrich Elias Meyer. It is dated ca. 1760 and we acquired it in 1953. Its medium is hard paste porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold . It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was bequest of Georgiana L. McClellan. It is credited Bequest of Georgiana L. McClellan.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D (a: cup): 5.4 × 10 × 8 cm (2 1/8 × 3 15/16 × 3 1/8 in.) H x diam. (b: saucer): 3.3 × 13.4 cm (1 5/16 × 5 1/4 in.)

It has the following markings

Underside of cup: [1] scepter above "K" (?), painted in underglaze blue (Royal Porcelain Manufactory Berlin mark, the "K" blurry) [2] "G", impressed underglaze [3] "P", impressed underglaze [4] "1 P", impressed underglaze [5] "3", impressed underglaze (on inside of rim) Underside of saucer: [1] scepter above "P", painted in underglaze blue (Royal Porcelain Manufactory Berlin mark) [2] "M" above "3", impressed underglaze [3] "N", impressed underglaze

It is signed

Unsigned

It is inscribed

Uninscribed

Cite this object as

Cup and Saucer with Battle Scenes ("Bataillen-Malerei") Cup And Saucer; Manufactured by Berlin Porcelain Factory (Germany); Germany; hard paste porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold ; H x W x D (a: cup): 5.4 × 10 × 8 cm (2 1/8 × 3 15/16 × 3 1/8 in.) H x diam. (b: saucer): 3.3 × 13.4 cm (1 5/16 × 5 1/4 in.); Bequest of Georgiana L. McClellan; 1953-17-52-a,b

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