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Cup and saucer

Factory:
Meissen Manufactory (German, 1710–present)
Decorator:
Decoration attributed to Franz Ferdinand Mayer
Date:
ca. 1750–60
Culture:
German, Meissen
Medium:
Hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Overall (cup .1): 1 11/16 × 3 in. (4.3 × 7.6 cm); Diameter (saucer .2): 4 5/8 in. (11.7 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Gift of R. Thornton Wilson, in memory of Florence Ellsworth Wilson, 1953
Accession Number:
53.38.1, .2
Not on view
Marking: Painted in underglaze blue enamel on underside of each:
[1] Crossed swords (Meissen factory mark);

Painted in gold enamel on underside of each:
[2] 1.;

Incised on underside of cup:
[3] 66;

Incised on underside of saucer over center of crossed swords mark:
[4] 2
[ possibly Rosenberg ; sold to Mr Wilson ] ; or [ possibly Wittekind ; sold to Wilson ] ; R. Thornton Wilson (until 1953; to MMA)
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