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Cup and saucer

about 1750
Made at Meissen Manufactory (Germany)


Object Place: Europe, Germany

Dimensions

3.1 x 14.3 x 12.4 cm (1 1/4 x 5 5/8 x 4 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

65.2088a-b

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Quatrefoil oval shape purple mosaic ground with white ground, rocaille handle. Two reserves on cup and saucer of exotic birds bordered by gilt scroll work. Center of cup and saucer with floral spray. Mark: crossed swords underglaze blue with overglaze “35

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