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Cup and saucer

German
about 1740
Made at Meissen Manufactory (Germany)


Object Place: Europe, Germany

Dimensions

Saucer: Height 1 1/4 in, diameter 5 3/8 Cup: Height 3 1/8, width: 3 3/4 in, diameter: 2 7/8 in

Accession Number

45.520a-b

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Octagonal with brown rim and “partridge” design in blue, red, green, and gold. Cup has ornamented handle.

Inscription

Saucer has a paper label of Minerva Antiques, Madison Avenue

Markings

Both marked with cross-swords in underglaze blue on bottom.

Provenance

October 8, 1942, purchased by Mrs. Arthur F. Hayden from Minerva Antiques, New York; 1945, gift of her husband, Arthur F. Hayden to the MFA

Credit Line

Gift of A. Francis Hayden