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Cup and saucer

Factory:
Doccia Porcelain Manufactory (Italian, 1737–1896)
Date:
1770–80
Culture:
Italian, Florence
Medium:
Hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Height (cup .4): 2 5/8 in. (6.7 cm); Diameter (saucer .5): 4 1/2 in. (11.4 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
The Charles E. Sampson Memorial Fund, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.445.4, .5
Not on view
Marking: Painted in iron red on base of each: Six-pointed star
Possibly La Ganke ; Duke di Pini di San Miniato (until 1979; sale, Christie's, New York, November 29, 1979, no. 236; sold to MMA)
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