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Cup and saucer

Factory:
Royal Porcelain Manufactory, Berlin (German, founded 1763)
Date:
1803–10
Culture:
German, Berlin
Medium:
Hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Height (cup .14a): 3 in. (7.6 cm); Diameter (.14b): 5 3/8 in. (13.7 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Bequest of Margarette A. Jones, 1907
Accession Number:
07.233.14a, b
Not on view
Marking: Painted in underglaze blue enamel on underside of cup: [1] Sceptre with blue enamel line above (Berlin factory mark)

Painted in black enamel on underside of cup: [2] X with horizontal line through center

Incised on underside of cup: [3] B or 8

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

Painted in black enamel on underside of saucer: [5] X with horizontal line through center

Painted in red enamel on underside of saucer: [6] m.

Incised on underside of saucer: [7]
Margarette A. Jones (until 1906; bequeathed to MMA)
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