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Oval Dish Dish

This is a dish. It was manufactured by Meissen Porcelain Manufactory. It is dated mid- 19th century and we acquired it in 1962. Its medium is porcelain, gold. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Edward C. Moën. It is credited Gift of Mrs. Edward C. Moën.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 3.5 × 19.8 × 13.2 cm (1 3/8 × 7 13/16 × 5 3/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Underside: [1] double crossed swords above "yy." (?), painted in underglaze blue (Meissen Porcelain Manufactory mark) [2] two lines, incised underglaze [3] cursive "X", incised underglaze [4] "73" with cursive "o" (?), incised underglaze [5] "40", impressed underglaze [6] two lines, incised underglaze

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Oval Dish Dish; Manufactured by Meissen Porcelain Manufactory (Germany); porcelain, gold; H x W x D: 3.5 × 19.8 × 13.2 cm (1 3/8 × 7 13/16 × 5 3/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. Edward C. Moën; 1962-151-3

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