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Butter dish with cover

Factory:
Meissen Manufactory (German, 1710–present)
Date:
19th century
Culture:
German, Meissen
Medium:
Hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Height (dish): 3 1/2 in. (8.9 cm); Diameter (plate): 8 in. (20.3 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
The George B. McClellan Collection, Gift of Mrs. George B. McClellan, 1941
Accession Number:
42.205.190a, b
Not on view
Marking: Painted in underglaze blue enamel on underside: crossed swords (Meissen factory mark)

Impressed on underside: 8

Incised on underside: 3
[ Art market , Paris, 1928; sold for FF 1200 to McClellan ] ; George B. McClellan Jr. (until d. 1940; to his wife) ; Mrs. George B. McClellan (1940–42; to MMA)
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