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Cup and saucer

Date:
1748
Culture:
Chinese, for Dutch market
Medium:
Hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Overall (cup .12): 1 1/2 × 2 3/4 in. (3.8 × 7 cm); Diameter (saucer .13): 4 1/2 in. (11.4 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain-Export
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles K. Davis, 1948
Accession Number:
48.172.12, .13
Not on view
The arms on this cup and saucer are those of Hendrik Hesselink (1723–1780), though they appear to have been rendered incorrectly: the tinctures in the dexter pale should be gules and argent.
Inscription: Below arms: 1748

In red crayon on bottom of saucer and inside cup: #2
Charles K. Davis (until 1948; to MMA)
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