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1949

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Creamer Creamer

This is a creamer. It was manufactured by Nymphenburg Porzellan. It is dated 1755–1765 and we acquired it in 1949. Its medium is porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of Erskine Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D (a,b: overall): 9 × 8.9 × 7 cm (3 9/16 × 3 1/2 × 2 3/4 in.) H x W x D (a: creamer): 7 × 8.9 × 7 cm (2 3/4 × 3 1/2 × 2 3/4 in.) H x diam. (b: lid): 2.8 × 5.4 cm (1 1/8 × 2 1/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Underside: [1] shield enclosing diagonal lozenge pattern (?), impressed underglaze (Nymphenburg Porcelain Manufactory mark) [2] dot and "87", impressed underglaze [3] wavy line, drawn overglaze (?) [4] "NEUBURG" above "No.191", printed on round paper label

It is signed

Unsigned

It is inscribed

Uninscribed

Cite this object as

Creamer Creamer; Manufactured by Nymphenburg Porzellan (Germany); porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold; H x W x D (a,b: overall): 9 × 8.9 × 7 cm (3 9/16 × 3 1/2 × 2 3/4 in.) H x W x D (a: creamer): 7 × 8.9 × 7 cm (2 3/4 × 3 1/2 × 2 3/4 in.) H x diam. (b: lid): 2.8 × 5.4 cm (1 1/8 × 2 1/8 in.); Museum purchase through gift of Erskine Hewitt; 1949-11-1-a,b

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