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Standing cup with cover and stand

Factory:
Meissen Manufactory (German, 1710–present)
Modeler:
Johann Joachim Kändler (German, Fischbach 1706–1775 Meissen)
Date:
ca. 1735
Culture:
German, Meissen
Medium:
Hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Overall, cup: 15 1/2 x 6 1/4 in. (39.4 x 15.9 cm); Overall, stand: 1 1/2 x 11 1/2 in. (3.8 x 29.2 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Gift of R. Thornton Wilson, in memory of his brother, Orme Wilson, 1966
Accession Number:
66.63a–c
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 533
Inscription: (in gold, on Minerva's shield, on oval shields in 2 cartouches on cup and on fabric in one cartouche on cover) Monogram SD [Sophie Dorothea, Queen of Prussia (1687-1757)]

Sticker inside hollow of stem: Nº 9 / Boudoir

Marking: [1] (in underglaze blue on underside of cup and stand) Crossed swords (Meissen factory mark);
[2] (incised under glaze on underside of cup) N 6 ;
[3] (Former's mark; impressed on inside foot ring of stand) Three dots ;
[4] (in underglaze blue on inside outer foot ring of stand) /
Dr. Albert Kocher ; Baroness Leonino de Rothschild ; R. Thornton Wilson (until 1966; to MMA)
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