Cup and saucer
Made at Meissen Manufactory (Germany)
Object Place: Europe, Germany
Cup: 7.9 cm (3 1/8 in.); Saucer 13.6 cm (5 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Deep cup with flaring rim & double footband. Sides with applied prunus branches. Saucer has single footband.
Collector's label: Hurlbutt Collection, inscribed in ink: "No. 2323. Very earliest Meissen, circa 1720. From the Japanese Palace collection at Dresden."
Incised Johanneum mark: "N=397 / W" on cup and saucer
Japanese Palace, Dresden. By 1926, Frank Hurlbutt (b. about 1867), Flintshire, Wales. 1955, anonymous gift to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 9, 1955)