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Cup and saucer

Factory:
Meissen Manufactory (German, 1710–present)
Date:
1763–74
Culture:
German, Meissen
Medium:
Hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Height (Cup (.1a)): 1 3/4 in. (4.4 cm); Diameter (Saucer (.1b)): 5 1/4 in. (13.3 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Gift of Rev. Alfred Duane Pell, 1913
Accession Number:
13.50.1a, b
Not on view
Marking: Painted in underglaze blue enamel on underside of each: crossed swords, dot between hilts (Meissen factory mark)

Impressed on cup: 18

Impressed on saucer: 49
Rev. Alfred Duane Pell (until 1913; to MMA)
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