Tea bowl and saucer

German
about 1730
Made at Meissen Manufactory (Germany)


Object Place: Europe, Germany

Dimensions

Tea bowl: 4.1 cm (1 5/8 in.); Saucer: 10.8 cm (4 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1983.500a-b

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Hard-paste porcelain. Circular Tea bowl with slightly flared sides and everted, fluted rim on plain foot ring. Circular saucer has fluted rim and circular indentations at intervals. Each marked with crossed swords in underglaze blue on base. Flowers, rocks in the Kakiemon style.

Provenance

Purchased by the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston from Kate Foster Ltd., London, 28 December 1983 (Accession Date: December 7, 1983)

Credit Line

William E. Nickerson Fund