Tea bowl and saucer

German
about 1725
Made at Meissen Manufactory (Germany)


Object Place: Europe, Germany

Dimensions

Tea bowl: 4.5 cm (1 3/4 in.); Saucer: 12.4 cm (4 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

1993.230.1a-b

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain

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Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Hard-paste porcelain decorated in polychrome enamels and gold. Marks: gilder’s 52. in gold to base of bowl and saucer. Circular Tea bowl and saucer with shaped cartouches outlined in gold and painted with polychrome chinoiseries.

Markings

Marks: gilder's 52. in gold to base of bowl and saucer

Provenance

March 1, 1993, sold from the property of "a Danish lady" at Christie's, London, lot 121 and bought by the MFA for the Rita and Frits Markus Collection [see note 1]. (Accession date: May 26, 1993)

Credit Line

Rita and Frits Markus Collection