Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Teabowl and saucer

Factory:
Meissen Manufactory (German, 1710–present)
Date:
porcelain ca. 1715–20, decoration ca. 1720–30
Culture:
German, Meissen with French, Paris decoration
Medium:
Hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Height (teabowl .23): 1 3/4 in. (4.4 cm);
Diameter (saucer .24): 4 1/2 in. (11.4 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Gift of R. Thornton Wilson, in memory of Florence Ellsworth Wilson, 1950
Accession Number:
50.211.23, .24
Not on view
Heinrich Rothberger , Vienna (by 1925–November 1938; seized by the Nazi mayor of Vienna; November 1941, after Rothberger's emigration his lawyer Dr. Camillo Limpens takes care of object; January 1947, Rothberger received export permission and sent it to Glüeckselig & Son, New York); [ Max Glüeckselig , New York, from 1947; sold to Wilson ] ; R. Thornton Wilson (until 1950; to MMA)
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