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Cup and saucer

Factory:
Meissen Manufactory (German, 1710–present)
Date:
ca. 1740
Culture:
German, Meissen
Medium:
Hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Height (Cup (.201)): 2 5/8 in. (6.7 cm); Diameter (Saucer (.202)): 5 1/4 in. (13.3 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
The George B. McClellan Collection, Gift of Mrs. George B. McClellan, 1941
Accession Number:
42.205.201, .202
Not on view
Marking: Painted in underglaze blue enamel on underside of each: crossed swords (Meissen factory mark)

Impressed on saucer: 17

Written on saucer in ink: i. Co. No. 4 (collector's mark)
[ Art market , Dresden, 1927; sold for DM 110 to McClellan ] ; George B. McClellan Jr. (until d. 1940; to his wife) ; Mrs. George B. McClellan (1940–42; to MMA)
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