Cup and saucer

German
about 1720
Made at Meissen Manufactory (Germany)


Dimensions

4.13 cm (1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

55.417a-b

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Decorated in Augsburg. Cup has everted rim, narrow footband, both serrated gold bands. Chinese figures in four groups on sides; inside, figure at shrine, bird in branch, pendent designs in scallops of rim. Faint gold mark. Saucer similar with three groups inside, gold worn.

Provenance

By 1955, with anonymous donor; 1955, gift of anonymous donor. (Accession date: June 9, 1955)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift