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Cup and saucer

Factory:
Meissen Manufactory (German, 1710–present)
Date:
ca. 1740
Culture:
German, Meissen
Medium:
Hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Height (Cup (.39a)): 1 7/8 in. (4.8 cm); Diameter (Saucer (.39b)): 5 1/8 in. (13 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Bequest of John L. Cadwalader, 1914
Accession Number:
14.58.39a, b
Not on view
Marking: Painted in underglaze blue enamel on underside of each: crossed swords (Meissen factory mark)

Painted in gold on underside of each: 55 (slightly abraded on cup)

Impressed on bottom of cup: 52

Impressed on inside foot rim of saucer: 2
Robert Hoe ; John L. Cadwalader (until 1914; bequeathed to MMA)
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