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Two-handled cup

Vienna
1804


Dimensions

Height x width: 4 3/4 x 3 11/16 in., 6.4 cm (12.1 x 9.3 cm, 2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

65.2110a-b

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain with polychrome enamels and gold

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

One of a pair of small covered two-handled cups (see 65.2111a-b), each with two oval reserves with painted scenes, with women-children and cupids. Elaborately gilded on purple, black and red covers with bud finials.

Markings

Mark: underglaze blue shield, 804 incised on both, overglaze P/14.

Provenance

Forsyth Wickes (b.1876-d.1964), New York and Newport, RI; 1965, bequest of Forsyth Wickes to the MFA.

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection