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Cup and saucer

Factory:
Meissen Manufactory (German, 1710–present)
Date:
ca. 1740
Culture:
German, Meissen
Medium:
Hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Cup (.97): 2 15/16 × 3 7/8 in. (7.5 × 9.8 cm); Saucer (.98): 1 1/2 × 5 3/4 in. (3.8 × 14.6 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
The George B. McClellan Collection, Gift of Mrs. George B. McClellan, 1941
Accession Number:
42.205.97, .98
Not on view
Inscription: Sticker on bottom of saucer: E.ALLAIN/CURIOSITIES/66, RUE DE LA BÖETIE, PARIS/GARANTI ANCIEN

Marking: Painted in underglaze blue enamel on underside of each: crossed swords (Meissen factory mark)

Impressed inside foot rim of cup: 8

Impressed inside foot rim of saucer: 6.
[ Art market , Paris, 1930; sold as a pair for FF 1300 to McClellan ] ; General George B. McClellan
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