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Cup and saucer

Factory:
Royal Porcelain Manufactory (Danish, 1775–present)
Date:
ca. 1785
Culture:
Danish, Copenhagen
Medium:
Hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Height (Cup): 2 9/16 in. (6.5 cm); Overall (Saucer): 1 1/4 × 5 9/16 in. (3.2 × 14.1 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Gift of the Royal Copenhagen Porcelain Manufactory Ltd., 1972
Accession Number:
1972.190.2a, b
Not on view
Inscription: Painted on monument on cup: [1] R (painted on monument on cup)

Painted on monument on saucer: [2] Til / Taknemelig / Erindring (trans.: in appreciative remembrance)

Marking: Painted in underglaze blue on bottom of each: [1] Three waves (factory mark); incised on bottom of each: [2] K; painted in puce on bottom of saucer: [3] l l (probably painter's mark)
Royal Porcelain Manufactory (until 1972; to MMA)
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