Cup and Saucer from a Tea or Coffee Service
Made at Konigliche Porzellanmanufaktur, Berlin
Object Place: Europe, Berlin, Germany
Overall (cup): 3.4 x 8.6 x 6.5 cm (1 5/16 x 3 3/8 x 2 9/16 in.) Other (saucer): 3.4 x 13 cm (1 5/16 x 5 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Hard-paste porcelain with colored enamel and gilded decoration
Not On View
Classical figure of Orator hold Book on sauce; Fascis, man with sheathed battle axe on cup.
Cup: sceptor in underglaze blue; incised //// on foot rim, impressed 3, incised HX. Saucer: painted and incised marks as cup; impressed 3.
By 1946, with Philip Suval, New York, NY; November 30, 1946, sold by Philip Suval to Forsyth Wickes (b.1876-d.1964), New York and Newport, RI; 1965, bequest of Forsyth Wickes to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 24, 1965)
Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection