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Cup and saucer

Factory:
Meissen Manufactory (German, 1710–present)
Date:
ca. 1790
Culture:
German, Meissen
Medium:
Hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Overall (Cup [.277]): 2 1/2 × 2 1/2 in. (6.4 × 6.4 cm); Diameter (Saucer [.278]): 5 1/4 in. (13.3 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Gift of Alfred Duane Pell, 1902
Accession Number:
02.6.277, .278
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in medallion on saucer: Au contentement

Marking: Painted in underglaze blue enamel on underside of cup: crossed swords and a star (Meissen factory mark)

Impressed on underside of cup: [1] 23; [2] b; [3] 44

Painted in underglaze blue enamel on underside of saucer: crossed swords and a star(Meissen factory mark)

Impressed on underside of saucer: [1] 23; [2] b
Rev. Alfred Duane Pell (until 1902; to MMA)
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