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Cup and saucer

Factory director:
Du Paquier period (1718–1744)
ca. 1725–35
Austrian, Vienna
Hard-paste porcelain
Height (Cup .305): 2 13/16 in. (7.1 cm); Diameter (Saucer .306): 5 1/4 in. (13.3 cm)
Credit Line:
The Hans Syz Collection, Gift of Stephan B. Syz and John D. Syz, 1995
Accession Number:
1995.268.305, .306
Not on view
The gift of the Hans Syz Collection in 1995 endowed the Museum with nearly three hundred examples of European and Asian ceramics meticulously acquired by Swiss-born collector Dr. Syz (1894–1991) to chart the migration of models and patterns from East to West. Documenting a continuous process of influence and adaptation, these pieces provide a discriminating review of the nuances of stylistic change resulting from three centuries of trade.
Hans Syz
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