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1953

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Cup and Saucer with Swans Cup And Saucer, ca. 1830

This is a cup and saucer. It was manufactured by Berlin Porcelain Factory. It is dated ca. 1830 and we acquired it in 1953. Its medium is porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was bequest of Georgiana L. McClellan. It is credited Bequest of Georgiana L. McClellan.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D (a: cup): 6.9 × 7 × 9.7 cm (2 11/16 × 2 3/4 × 3 13/16 in.) H x diam. (b: saucer): 2.6 × 14.4 cm (1 in. × 5 11/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Underside of cup: [1] scepter, painted in underglaze blue (Royal Porcelain Manufactory Berlin mark) [2] line, incised on inside of rim Underside of saucer: [1] scepter, painted in underglaze blue (Royal Porcelain Manufactory Berlin mark) [2] line, incised on inside of rim [3] two-digit number or letters (?), impressed (?) next to incised line mark

It is signed

Unsigned

It is inscribed

Uninscribed

Cite this object as

Cup and Saucer with Swans Cup And Saucer, ca. 1830; Manufactured by Berlin Porcelain Factory (Germany); Germany; porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold; H x W x D (a: cup): 6.9 × 7 × 9.7 cm (2 11/16 × 2 3/4 × 3 13/16 in.) H x diam. (b: saucer): 2.6 × 14.4 cm (1 in. × 5 11/16 in.); Bequest of Georgiana L. McClellan; 1953-17-26-a,b

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