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Cup And Saucer, 1726–1730

This is a Cup and saucer. It was manufactured by Meissen Porcelain Factory. It is dated 1726–1730 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is porcelain, overglaze gilding. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was catalogued by Rebekah Pollock. It is credited Bequest of Erskine Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 4.6 × 7.9 cm (1 13/16 × 3 1/8 in.) H x diam.: 2.4 × 13.2 cm (15/16 × 5 3/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Underglaze peach-colored mark on bottom of saucer.

Cite this object as

Cup And Saucer, 1726–1730; Manufactured by Meissen Porcelain Factory (Germany); porcelain, overglaze gilding; H x diam.: 4.6 × 7.9 cm (1 13/16 × 3 1/8 in.) H x diam.: 2.4 × 13.2 cm (15/16 × 5 3/16 in.); Bequest of Erskine Hewitt; 1938-57-637-a,b

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