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Cup And Saucer, ca. 1780

This is a Cup and saucer. It was manufactured by Doccia Porcelain Manufactory. It is dated ca. 1780 and we acquired it in 1936. Its medium is porcelain, overglaze enameling. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by George B. McClellan. It is credited Gift of George B. and Georgiana L. McClellan.

Its dimensions are

H x diam. (a): 2 x 11.4 cm (13/16 x 4 1/2 in.) H x W x D (b): 6 x 7.6 x 7 cm (2 3/8 in. x 3 in. x 2 3/4 in.)

It has the following markings

(a, cup) Iron red eight pointed star in overlgaze on base, off center. (b, saucer) Red five point star underglaze on base, off center.

Cite this object as

Cup And Saucer, ca. 1780; Manufactured by Doccia Porcelain Manufactory (Italy); porcelain, overglaze enameling; H x diam. (a): 2 x 11.4 cm (13/16 x 4 1/2 in.) H x W x D (b): 6 x 7.6 x 7 cm (2 3/8 in. x 3 in. x 2 3/4 in.); Gift of George B. and Georgiana L. McClellan; 1936-13-22-a,b

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