Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Cup and saucer

Manufactory:
Meissen Manufactory (German, 1710–present)
Decorator:
Decoration in the style of Antoine Watteau (French, Valenciennes 1684–1721 Nogent-sur-Marne)
Date:
ca. 1750
Culture:
German, Meissen
Medium:
Hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Height (Cup (.163)): 2 7/8 in. (7.3 cm);
Diameter (Saucer (.164)): 5 3/8 in. (13.7 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
The George B. McClellan Collection, Gift of Mrs. George B. McClellan, 1941
Accession Number:
42.205.163, .164
Not on view
Marking: Painted in underglaze blue enamel on underside of cup: crossed swords (Meissen factory mark)
[ Art market , Paris, 1926; sold for FF 850 to McClellan ] ; George B. McClellan Jr. (until d. 1940; to his wife) ; Mrs. George B. McClellan (1940–42; to MMA)
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