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Saucer from a Tea or Coffee Service

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


Object Place: Europe, Berlin, Germany

Dimensions

Overall: 3.4 x 13 cm (1 5/16 x 5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

65.2134

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain with colored enamel and gilded decoration

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Classical figure of Saturn with mallet and bust of child. Mark: underglaze blue sceptre.

Markings

sceptor in underglze blue

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