Cup and saucer
Made at Meissen Manufactory (Germany)
Overall (cup): 5.7 x 8.6 x 7.8 cm (2 1/4 x 3 3/8 x 3 1/16 in.) Overall (saucer): 3 x 13.8 x 12.1 cm (1 3/16 x 5 7/16 x 4 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Hard-paste porcelain with colored enamel and gilded decoration
Not On View
Quatrefoil oval, cup and saucer; exterior of cup and saucer in yellow ground; cup has 2 cartouche-shaped reserves with gilt bordering, each of seascapes. Inside cup, small round reserve with seascape scene; gilt scroll work, inside border. Saucer with seascape reserve painting, bordered by gilt; rim border in gilt scroll work. No handle to cup.
Cup: crossed swords underglaze blue; two incised slashes for the thrower Grutner junior. Saucer: painted marks as cup.
Forsyth Wickes (b.1876-d.1964), New York and Newport, RI; 1965, bequest of Forsyth Wickes to the MFA.
Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection