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Beaker and saucer

Factory:
Vezzi Factory (Italian, 1720–1727)
Date:
1720–27
Culture:
Italian, Venice
Medium:
Hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Height (beaker .546): 3 1/16 in. (7.8 cm); Diameter (saucer .547): 5 1/8 in. (13 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
The Lesley and Emma Sheafer Collection, Bequest of Emma A. Sheafer, 1973
Accession Number:
1974.356.546, .547
Not on view
The decoration has been painted in gold over a violet ground.
Marking: Painted in gold enamel on underside of each: Ven:a
Lesley and Emma Sheafer , New York (until 1974; bequeathed to MMA)
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