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Cup and saucer

Factory:
Royal Porcelain Manufactory, Berlin (German, founded 1763)
Artist:
Decoration after a design by Angelica Kauffmann (Swiss, Chur 1741–1807 Rome)
Date:
1803–10
Culture:
German, Berlin
Medium:
Hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Height (cup .19a): 2 7/8 in. (7.3 cm); Diameter (saucer .19b): 5 3/4 in. (14.6 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Gift of Henry G. Marquand, 1894
Accession Number:
94.4.19a, b
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in red enamel in center of saucer: Orphée et Euridice

Marking: Painted in underglaze blue enamel on underside of cup: [1] sceptre with overglaze dash above (Berlin factory mark)

Painted in gold enamel on underside of cup: [2] 1.

Incised on underside of cup: [3] z / 9 / I

Painted in underglaze blue enamel on underside of saucer: [4] sceptre with overglaze dash above (Berlin factory mark)

Painted in gold enamel on underside of saucer: [5] 1. above mark [4]

Incised on underside of saucer: [6] - 9
Henry G. Marquand (until 1894; to MMA)
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