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Cup and saucer

Factory:
Meissen Manufactory (German, 1710–present)
Date:
1740–45
Culture:
German, Meissen
Medium:
Hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Height (Cup (.144)): 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm); Diameter (Saucer (.145)): 5 in. (12.7 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
The George B. McClellan Collection, Gift of Mrs. George B. McClellan, 1941
Accession Number:
42.205.144, .145
Not on view
Marking: Painted in underglaze blue enamel on underside of cup: crossed swords, K below (Meissen factory mark)

Painted in underglaze blue enamel on underside of saucer: crossed swords, dot between hilts (Meissen factory mark)

Impressed on underside of saucer: 17
[ Art market , Dresden, 1935; sold for DM 50 to McClellan ] ; General George B. McClellan
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