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Cup and Saucer

German
about 1770
Made at Wallendorf Manufactory (Germany)


Object Place: Europe, Germany

Accession Number

1983.54a-b

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

The inside of the bowl and saucer moulded with fluted pattern. The outside of the tea bowl and inside of the saucer with gilt garland, sprays of flowers in puce and blue, each with a low plinth with two flaming hearts and two doves in the smoke above. The bowl inscribed “Ewige Liebe” and the saucer “und Freundschaft.”

Markings

"W" in underglaze blue

Provenance

The Antique Porcelain Co., Inc., New York (dealer); purchased by R. Thornton Wilson, October 14, 1965.

Credit Line

Bequest of R. Thornton Wilson in memory of Florence Ellsworth Wilson