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1926

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Dodecagonal Cup with Applied Flowers and Saucer Cup And Saucer

This is a cup and saucer. It was manufactured by Meissen Porcelain Manufactory. It is dated ca. 1850 and we acquired it in 1926. Its medium is porcelain, gold. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was bequest of Mrs. John Innes Kane. It is credited Bequest of Mrs. John Innes Kane.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D (a: cup): 4.9 × 6.9 × 8.7 cm (1 15/16 × 2 11/16 × 3 7/16 in.) H x diam. (b: saucer): 1.8 × 12.2 cm (11/16 × 4 13/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Underside of cup: [1] double crossed swords, painted in underglaze blue (Meissen Porcelain Manufactory mark) [2] cursive "S", "83", and "2" underlined twice, incised underglaze Underside of saucer: [1] double crossed swords, painted in underglaze blue (Meissen Porcelain Manufactory mark) [2] two lines or number "17" (?), incised underglaze at the bottom left of factory mark

It is signed

Unsigned

It is inscribed

Uninscribed

Cite this object as

Dodecagonal Cup with Applied Flowers and Saucer Cup And Saucer; Manufactured by Meissen Porcelain Manufactory (Germany); porcelain, gold; H x W x D (a: cup): 4.9 × 6.9 × 8.7 cm (1 15/16 × 2 11/16 × 3 7/16 in.) H x diam. (b: saucer): 1.8 × 12.2 cm (11/16 × 4 13/16 in.); Bequest of Mrs. John Innes Kane; 1926-22-480-a,b

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