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Cup and saucer

Factory:
Imperial Porcelain Manufactory, St. Petersburg (Russian, 1744–present)
Date:
1902–14
Culture:
Russian, St. Petersburg
Medium:
Hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Overall (Cup .280): 2 3/4 × 2 5/8 in. (7 × 6.7 cm); Diameter (Saucer .281): 5 5/8 in. (14.3 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Gift of R. Thornton Wilson, in memory of Florence Ellsworth Wilson, 1950
Accession Number:
50.211.280, .281
Not on view
Inscription: In center of reserve on each: AO monogram (Alexandra Feodorovna, Empress of Russia)

Marking: Stamped in green on bottom of cup: [1] Crowned Cyrillic N II, 1902 below (factory mark, period of Nicholas II, 1894–1917); stamped in olive green on bottom of saucer: [2] Crowned Cyrillic N II, 1914 below (factory mark, period of Nicholas II, 1894–1917)
[ A La Vieille Russie , New York, before 1950; sold for $175 to Wilson ] ; R. Thornton Wilson (until 1950; to MMA)
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