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Covered Creamer with Battle Scenes ("Bataillen-Malerei") Creamer, 1763–1780

This is a creamer. It was manufactured by Berlin Porcelain Factory and model maker: Freidrich Elias Meyer. It is dated 1763–1780 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,b: overall?): 13.5 × 10.5 × 8 cm (5 5/16 × 4 1/8 × 3 1/8 in.) H x W x D (a: creamer): 11 × 10.5 × 8 cm (4 5/16 × 4 1/8 × 3 1/8 in.) H x diam. (b: lid): 3 × 5 cm (1 3/16 × 1 15/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Underside of creamer: [1] scepter, painted in underglaze blue (Royal Porcelain Manufactory Berlin mark) [2] three lines, incised underglaze No marks on lid.

It is signed

Unsigned

It is inscribed

Uninscribed

Cite this object as

Covered Creamer with Battle Scenes ("Bataillen-Malerei") Creamer, 1763–1780; Manufactured by Berlin Porcelain Factory (Germany); Germany; hard paste porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold; H x W x D (a,b: overall?): 13.5 × 10.5 × 8 cm (5 5/16 × 4 1/8 × 3 1/8 in.) H x W x D (a: creamer): 11 × 10.5 × 8 cm (4 5/16 × 4 1/8 × 3 1/8 in.) H x diam. (b: lid): 3 × 5 cm (1 3/16 × 1 15/16 in.); Bequest of Georgiana L. McClellan; 1953-17-47-a,b

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