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Cup and saucer

Factory:
Royal Porcelain Manufactory, Berlin (German, founded 1763)
Date:
ca. 1790
Culture:
German, Berlin
Medium:
Hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Height (cup .227): 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm); Diameter (saucer .228): 5 1/8 in. (13 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
The George B. McClellan Collection, Gift of Mrs. George B. McClellan, 1941
Accession Number:
42.205.227, .228
Not on view
Marking: Painted in underglaze blue enamel on underside of each: [1] Sceptre (Berlin factory mark)

Painted in red enamel on underside of each: [2] 9

Incised on underside of saucer: [3] 0 and four parallel lines
[ Art market , Cologne, 1927; sold for DM 35 to McClellan ] ; General George B. McClellan (to his wife) ; by descent, Mrs. George B. McClellan (until 1942; to MMA)
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