Cup and saucer

German
about 1745
Made at Meissen Manufactory (Germany)


Object Place: Europe, Germany

Dimensions

4.76 cm (1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

55.415a-b

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Cup has narrow gold band on footrim; sides painted “in the Augsburg manner” with shepherd, shepherdess, vegetation & lamb. Flower inside & wide band of gilt line ornament. Crude mark of crossed swords (?). Saucer: shepherd & shepherdess, two sheep, trees

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Anonymous gift