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1953

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2015

2021

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Cup and Saucer with Chinoiserie Motif Cup And Saucer, 1800–1810

This is a cup and saucer. It was manufactured by Berlin Porcelain Factory. It is dated 1800–1810 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): 8.9 × 7.6 × 9.8 cm (3 1/2 in. × 3 in. × 3 7/8 in.) H x diam. (b: saucer): 3.5 × 14.5 cm (1 3/8 × 5 11/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Underside of cup: [1] scepter, painted in underglaze blue (Royal Porcelain Manufactory Berlin mark, partially obscured by label) [2] dot, painted in blue overglaze (above scepter mark) [3] "36", impressed underglaze [4] two lines, incised underglaze [5] "263" within dashed border, printed on rectangular label [6] "38A", written on rectangular label Underside of saucer: [1] scepter, painted in underglaze blue (Royal Porcelain Manufactory Berlin mark) [2] line above scepter and dot beneath scepter, painted in blue overglaze [3] two lines, incised underglaze [4] "38 B" within red border, written on label [5] "263" within dashed border, printed on rectangular label

It is signed

Unsigned

It is inscribed

Uninscribed

Cite this object as

Cup and Saucer with Chinoiserie Motif Cup And Saucer, 1800–1810; Manufactured by Berlin Porcelain Factory (Germany); Germany; hard paste porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold; H x W x D (a: cup): 8.9 × 7.6 × 9.8 cm (3 1/2 in. × 3 in. × 3 7/8 in.) H x diam. (b: saucer): 3.5 × 14.5 cm (1 3/8 × 5 11/16 in.); Bequest of Georgiana L. McClellan; 1953-17-38-a,b

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