Cup and saucer

German (Meissen)
1770
Made at Meissen Manufactory (Germany)


Object Place: Europe, Germany

Dimensions

6.7 cm (2 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

84.2a-b

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain with polychrome decoration

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Clear white, with fine gold pattern around interior of the handled cup, also a bunch of flowers on the bottom; on the outside a landscape with woman and dog; on the saucer a landscape with four figures.

Markings

Meissen factory mark

Provenance

1884, gift of Caroline Louise Williams French, Boston, to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 15, 1884)

Credit Line

Gift of Caroline Louise Williams French