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Cream Jug, ca. 1780

This is a Cream jug. It was manufactured by Meissen Porcelain Factory. It is dated ca. 1780 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is porcelain, overglaze enameling. 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 W x D: 8.4 × 6.5 × 8.5 cm (3 5/16 × 2 9/16 × 3 3/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Underglaze blue: crossed swords

Cite this object as

Cream Jug, ca. 1780; Manufactured by Meissen Porcelain Factory (Germany); porcelain, overglaze enameling; H x W x D: 8.4 × 6.5 × 8.5 cm (3 5/16 × 2 9/16 × 3 3/8 in.); Bequest of Erskine Hewitt; 1938-57-765

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