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1953

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Cup and Saucer with Wheat Stalks Cup And Saucer, 1803–1813

This is a cup and saucer. It was manufactured by Berlin Porcelain Factory. It is dated 1803–1813 and we acquired it in 1953. 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 Georgiana L. McClellan. It is credited Bequest of Georgiana L. McClellan.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D (a: cup): 7 × 6.8 × 9.1 cm (2 3/4 × 2 11/16 × 3 9/16 in.) H x diam. (b: saucer): 2.2 × 14.2 cm (7/8 × 5 9/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Underside of cup: [1] scepter, painted in underglaze blue (Royal Porcelain Manufactory Berlin mark) [2] line, painted overglaze in blue (above scepter mark) [3] "32" (?), impressed underglaze (partially visible) [4] line, incised Underside of saucer: [1] scepter with overglaze blue-grey line above, painted in underglaze blue (Royal Porcelain Manufactory Berlin mark) [2] line, painted overglaze in blue (above scepter mark) [3] line and numbers (?), incised underglaze (partially obscured by yellow and red museum number) [4] label with number "261", applied

It is signed

Unsigned

It is inscribed

Uninscribed

Cite this object as

Cup and Saucer with Wheat Stalks Cup And Saucer, 1803–1813; Manufactured by Berlin Porcelain Factory (Germany); Germany; hard paste porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold; H x W x D (a: cup): 7 × 6.8 × 9.1 cm (2 3/4 × 2 11/16 × 3 9/16 in.) H x diam. (b: saucer): 2.2 × 14.2 cm (7/8 × 5 9/16 in.); Bequest of Georgiana L. McClellan; 1953-17-33-a,b

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