Cup and saucer

after 1763
Made at Meissen Manufactory (Germany)


Object Place: Europe, Germany

Dimensions

4.13 cm (1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

51.750a-b

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Cup, curved sides, small baseband, simple handle. Deep saucer. Varied designs: shepherd with sheep, and sheep. Marks on cups: crossed swords, K & other device; saucers: crossed swords with point, K, other device, & incised darts. Set with 2323-30.41.

Provenance

Helena Woolworth McCann (b. 1878 - d. 1938), Syosset, NY; by descent to her children, Constance (Mrs. Joseph V.) McMullan, Helena (Mrs. Winston F. C.) Guest, and Frasier McCann; 1941, lent to the MFA by the children of Mrs. McCann, through the Winfield Foundation, New York; 1951, gift of the Winfield Foundation to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 10, 1951)

Credit Line

The Helena Woolworth McCann Collection—Gift of the Winfield Foundation