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Cup and saucer

Factory:
Meissen Manufactory (German, 1710–present)
Date:
ca. 1735
Culture:
German, Meissen
Medium:
Hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Cup (.391): H. 1 3/4 in. (4.4 cm.) Saucer (.392): Diam. 4 3/4 in. (12.1 cm.)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
The Lesley and Emma Sheafer Collection, Bequest of Emma A. Sheafer, 1973
Accession Number:
1974.356.391, .392
Not on view
Marking: Painted in underglaze blue enamel on underside of each: [1] Crossed swords (Meissen factory mark)

Incised in foot rim of each: [2] Slash
Lesley and Emma Sheafer , New York (until 1974; bequeathed to MMA)
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