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Cup and saucer

Factory:
Meissen Manufactory (German, 1710–present)
Date:
mid-18th century
Culture:
German, Meissen
Medium:
Hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Height (cup .221): 1 13/16 in. (4.6 cm); Diameter (saucer .222): 5 3/16 in. (13.2 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Gift of Alfred Duane Pell, 1902
Accession Number:
02.6.221, .222
Not on view
Marking: Painted in underglaze blue enamel on underside of each: [1] Crossed swords (Meissen factory mark)

Impressed on underside of cup (.221): [2] Two slashes

Impressed on underside of saucer (.222): [3] 52
Reverend Alfred Duane Pell (until 1902; to MMA)
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