Cup and saucer

English
about 1770–84
Made at Derby Manufactory, working about 1750-1848 (Derbyshire, England)


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

7.3 x 9.4 x 6.4 cm (2 7/8 x 3 11/16 x 2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

30.374a-b

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Octagonal, pink ground, with panels painted with figures in landscapes, heavily gilt. (Probably made to match Dresden cup and saucer 30.376). Mark: CROSSED SWORDS. Mate to 30.375 a-b.

Provenance

By 1930, Richard C. Paine (b. 1893 - d. 1966), Boston; 1930, gift of Richard C. Paine to the MFA. (Accession date: April 3, 1930)

Credit Line

Gift of Richard C. Paine