Chocolate cup and saucer with dragons and phoenixes

Factory: Meissen Manufactory (German, 1710–present)
Date: ca. 1739
Culture: German, Meissen
Medium: Hard-paste porcelain painted with colored enamels over transparent glaze
Dimensions: Cup (.384): H. 2 5/8 in. (6.7 cm.); Saucer (.385): Diam. 5 3/16 in. (13.2 cm.)
Classification: Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line: The Lesley and Emma Sheafer Collection, Bequest of Emma A. Sheafer, 1973
Accession Number: 1974.356.384, .385

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