Cup and saucer

about 1760
Made at Meissen Manufactory (Germany)


Object Place: Europe, Germany

Dimensions

6.8 cm (2 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

34.1349a-b

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Blue scale pattern in the manner of Sevres porcelain, with white reserves painted with polychrome fruit and flowers.

Markings

Crossed swords in blue.

Provenance

By 1911, Dudley Leavitt Pickman (b. 1850 - d. 1938), Boston [see note]; 1934, gift of Dudley Leavitt Pickman to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 6, 1934)

NOTE: First lent to the MFA on May 19, 1911.

Credit Line

Gift of Dudley Leavitt Pickman