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Cup and Saucer with Urn Pattern Cup And Saucer

This is a cup and saucer. It was manufactured by Fürstenberg Porcelain Manufactory. It is dated 1780–1800 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is hard paste porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was bequest of Erskine Hewitt. It is credited Bequest of Erskine Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D (a: cup): 6.1 × 8.5 × 6.5 cm (2 3/8 × 3 3/8 × 2 9/16 in.) H x diam. (b: saucer): 3.4 × 12.9 cm (1 5/16 × 5 1/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Underside of cup: [1] cursive "F", painted in underglaze blue (Fürstenberg Porcelain Manufactory mark) [2] "10", painted in underglaze blue [3] "5" above "N", impressed underglaze (edge of rim) Underside of saucer: [1] cursive "F", painted in underglaze blue (Fürstenberg Porcelain Manufactory mark) [2] "10", painted in underglaze blue [3] "LO" or "10", impressed underglaze (edge of rim)

It is signed

Unsigned

It is inscribed

Uninscribed

Cite this object as

Cup and Saucer with Urn Pattern Cup And Saucer; Manufactured by Fürstenberg Porcelain Manufactory (Germany); hard paste porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold; H x W x D (a: cup): 6.1 × 8.5 × 6.5 cm (2 3/8 × 3 3/8 × 2 9/16 in.) H x diam. (b: saucer): 3.4 × 12.9 cm (1 5/16 × 5 1/16 in.); Bequest of Erskine Hewitt; 1938-57-677-a,b

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