Cup and saucer

Factory:
Royal Porcelain Manufactory, Berlin (German, founded 1763)
Date:
ca. 1775
Culture:
German, Berlin
Medium:
Hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Height (cup .225): 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm); Diameter (saucer .226): 4 5/8 in. (11.7 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
The George B. McClellan Collection, Gift of Mrs. George B. McClellan, 1941
Accession Number:
42.205.225, .226
Not on view
Marking: Painted in underglaze blue enamel on underside of each: [1] Sceptre (Berlin factory mark)

Impressed on underside of saucer: [2] O 15
[ P. Hanstein Söhne , Cologne, until August 29, 1927; sold for DM 75 to McClellan ]; George B. McClellan Jr. (1927–d. 1940; to his wife) ; Mrs. George B. McClellan (1940–42; to MMA)