Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Teacup (part of a service)

Factory:
Meissen Manufactory (German, 1710–present)
Factory director:
Marcolini Period (1774–1814) period
Date:
ca. 1780–85
Culture:
German, Meissen
Medium:
Hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Height: 2 in. (5.1 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
The Lesley and Emma Sheafer Collection, Bequest of Emma A. Sheafer, 1973
Accession Number:
1974.356.472
Not on view
Marking: Painted in underglaze blue enamel on underside: [1] Crossed swords with star above (Meissen factory mark for Marcolini Period)

Painted in underglaze blue enamel on underside at foot rim: [2] Illegible mark

Impressed on underside: [3] 48; [4] 5
[ Philip Suval , New York, until 1944; sold to Sheafer ] ; Lesley and Emma Sheafer , New York (1944–74; bequeathed to MMA)
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