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Cup and Saucer

Vienna
About 1770


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 2 3/8" H., cup. diameter of saucer 5 1/4.

Accession Number

65.2109a-b

Medium or Technique

Porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Oval reserve on cup, decorated with three semi-nude figures, two females and seated male, borders elaborately decorated with gilt scroll work, over purple reserves. Bottom section of cup in green saucer has round reserve decorated with 2 reclining females, border decor’ same as cup, gilt scroll work, over purple reserves. Mark: cup, underglaze shield in blue incised 25,807 underglaze saucer, underglaze shield in blue incised 39,801 underglaze.

Provenance

Forsyth Wickes (b.1876-d.1964), New York and Newport, RI; 1965, bequest of Forsyth Wickes to the MFA.

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection