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Cup and saucer

Factory:
Meissen Manufactory (German, 1710–present)
Date:
ca. 1730
Culture:
German, Meissen
Medium:
Hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Cup (.107): 1 3/4 × 3 in. (4.4 × 7.6 cm); Saucer (.108): 1 × 5 in. (2.5 × 12.7 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
The George B. McClellan Collection, Gift of Mrs. George B. McClellan, 1941
Accession Number:
42.205.107, .108
Not on view
Marking: Painted in blue enamel on underside of cup: crossed swords (Meissen factory mark)

Painted in underglaze blue enamel on underside of saucer: crossed swords (Meissen factory mark)
Dr. Paul von Ostermann (until 1928; sale, Hugo Helbing, Munich, December 18, 1928, no. 159; sold for DM 160 to McClellan); General George B. McClellan
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