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Cup and saucer

Factory:
Meissen Manufactory (German, 1710–present)
Date:
ca. 1740–50
Culture:
German, Meissen
Medium:
Hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Cup (.2): 2 3/4 × 2 3/4 in. (7 × 7 cm); Saucer (.3): 1 1/8 × 5 1/4 in. (2.9 × 13.3 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Anonymous Gift, 1942
Accession Number:
42.117.2, .3
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: 69.

Impressed inside foot rim of saucer: 2
possibly Earl of Litchfield ; Anonymous Former owner
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