Cup and saucer

German
first half of 18th century
Made at Meissen Manufactory (Germany)


Object Place: Europe, Germany

Dimensions

5 cm (1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

08.451a-b

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Blue and white, decorated in imitation of Chinese style with landscape in center, border and sprays of flowers. Ribbed under glaze, outside of both pieces plain metallic brown. Mark: =hand-drawn mark= in blue.

Markings

Underglaze blue crossed swords. On cup, either "D." or "P." in underglaze blue
Inside foot rim of saucer, cluster of four dots in underglaze blue.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Katharine Gale Gere