Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Cup and saucer

Factory:
Meissen Manufactory (German, 1710–present)
Date:
ca. 1740
Culture:
German, Meissen
Medium:
Hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Height (Cup (.159)): 1 3/4 in. (4.4 cm); Diameter (Saucer (.160)): 4 7/8 in. (12.4 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
The George B. McClellan Collection, Gift of Mrs. George B. McClellan, 1941
Accession Number:
42.205.159, .160
Not on view
Marking: Painted in underglaze blue enamel on underside of each: crossed swords (Meissen factory mark)

Painted on underside of cup: script D
[ Art market , Paris, before 1942; sold to McClellan ] ; General George B. McClellan
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