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Cup and Saucer from a Tea or Coffee Service

German
1795–1805
Made at Konigliche Porzellanmanufaktur, Berlin (German)


Object Place: Europe, Berlin, Germany

Dimensions

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.)

Accession Number

65.2133a-b

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain with colored enamel and gilded decoration

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Mars with dagger and sheath on saucer. Youth with column and potted plant on cup. Mark: underglaze blue sceptre.

Markings

Cup: sceptor in underglaze blue; incised ////, impressed 3. Saucer: painted and incised marks as cup; impressed 3.

Provenance

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)

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection