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Cup and saucer

German
about 1795
Made at Höchst Manufactory (Germany)


Object Place: Europe, Germany

Dimensions

9.8 cm (3 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

90.166a-b

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain with polychrome and gilded decoration

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Tall cup with medallion of Apollo and Daphne in gray and white; ground is deep cobalt blue and net-work pattern in gold outline; gold handle; saucer has two gray medallions; blue ground with gold decoration.

Markings

Marks on both: = hand-drawn mark = 84 NI.

Provenance

1890, gift of Edward Perry Warren (b.1860-d.1928) to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 4, 1890)

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Perry Warren