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Cup and saucer

Factory:
Étienne Blancheron (Rue de Crussol, Rue des Trois Bornes)
Date:
ca. 1798–1802
Culture:
French, Paris
Medium:
Hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Height (cup .1): 2 7/16 in. (6.2 cm); Diameter (saucer .2): 4 13/16 in. (12.2 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Gift of the Estate of Anne Odiorne, 1955
Accession Number:
55.68.1, .2
Not on view
Inscription: Painted in gold, on each: monogram M

On slip attached to handle of cup: "Dolly Madison coffee mug. the teacup is in the collection of the White House. (for the/ Metropolitan Museum/ all"

Marking: [1] E B (on underside of each; in gold on cup, stamped in purple on saucer);
[2] P (incised on underside of cup)
possibly Dolly Madison ; Anne Odiorne ; Estate of Anne Odiorne (until 1955; to MMA)
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