Tea bowl and saucer

German
about 1725
Made at Meissen Manufactory (Germany)


Object Place: Europe, Germany

Dimensions

Tea bowl: 4.3 cm (1 11/16 in.); Saucer: 12.3 cm (4 13/16 in)

Accession Number

95.295a-b

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Blue and red in heavy shades; eight compartments edged with gold, with fruit and flowers.

Markings

Underglaze blue crossed swords on both cup and saucer

Provenance

Gift of Ella Whiting to Mr. Wales; Gift of Mr. and Mrs. George W. Wales to the MFA in 1895 (Accession Date: March 28, 1895)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. George Washington Wales