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1959

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2015

2021

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Sweetmeat Dish Dish

This is a dish. It was manufactured by Meissen Porcelain Manufactory. It is dated mid- 19th century and we acquired it in 1959. Its medium is porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Emily H. Chauncey. It is credited Bequest of Emily H. Chauncey.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 6.2 × 29.9 × 18.9 cm (2 7/16 × 11 3/4 × 7 7/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Underside: [1] double crossed swords and dot, painted in underglaze blue (the dot towards the edge, Meissen Porcelain Manufactory mark) [2] cursive "B 185", incised underglaze [3] "74", impressed underglaze [4] "58.", painted in red overglaze

It is signed

Unsigned

It is inscribed

Uninscribed

Cite this object as

Sweetmeat Dish Dish; Manufactured by Meissen Porcelain Manufactory (Germany); porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold; H x W x D: 6.2 × 29.9 × 18.9 cm (2 7/16 × 11 3/4 × 7 7/16 in.); Bequest of Emily H. Chauncey; 1959-155-11

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