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Covered bowl-shaped cup and saucer

German
about 1730
Made at Meissen Manufactory (Germany)


Object Place: Europe, Germany

Dimensions

Saucer: Height 1 1/2 in, diameter 6 7/8 in Covered bowl: Height 4 3/4 in, width 6 1/4 in, diameter 4 5/8 in

Accession Number

1972.137a-c

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Covered bowl-shaped cup and saucer. Gold band around cover, inner rim and foot of cup. Scrolled handles with gold trim. Clear white background with landscape, ships and figures continuing around outside of cup in purple. Two scenes: landscape with figures and harbor with ship and figures on outside of cover, which has gold knob. Saucer has gold band around rim, central scene and foot, white background with three floral sprigs and two insects surrounding scene with figures and ship. Outside surface has three floral sprigs.

Markings

[Covered bowl] Marks: (handwritten on object card) in blue; (handwritten on object card) X H.6 in gold on bowl, H.6 in gold on lid.
[Saucer] Marks: (handwritten on object card) in blue; (handwritten on object card) X H.7 in gold.

Credit Line

Gift of Rowland Burdon-Muller