Cup and saucer

Factory:
Meissen Manufactory (German, 1710–present)
Date:
ca. 1735–40
Culture:
German, Meissen
Medium:
Hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Cup (.103): 2 5/8 × 2 3/4 in. (6.7 × 7 cm);
Saucer (.104): 1 1/4 × 5 1/8 in. (3.2 × 13 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
The George B. McClellan Collection, Gift of Mrs. George B. McClellan, 1941
Accession Number:
42.205.103, .104
Not on view
Marking: Painted in underglaze blue enamel on underside of each: crossed swords (Meissen factory mark)

Impressed on cup: 2 (?) [obscured by label]
[ E. Allain , Paris, until April 25, 1930; sold for FF 900 [$36.37] to McClellan ]; George B. McClellan Jr. (1930–d. 1940; to his wife) ; Mrs. George B. McClellan (1940–42; to MMA)