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Dish And Cover (Germany), ca. 1740

This is a dish and cover. It was made by Meissen Porcelain Factory. It is dated ca. 1740 and we acquired it in 1949. Its medium is porcelain, overglaze enameling. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Anonymous. It is credited Gift of Anonymous Donor.

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Its dimensions are

H x diam. (a,b: overall): 8.5 x 13.5 cm (3 3/8 x 5 5/16 in.) H x W x D (a: bowl): 6 x 12.5 x 15 cm (2 3/8 x 4 15/16 x 5 7/8 in.) H x diam. (b: lid): 4 x 13.5 cm (1 9/16 x 5 5/16 in.)

It has the following markings

On underside, overglaze blue: crossed swords

Cite this object as

Dish And Cover (Germany), ca. 1740; Made by Meissen Porcelain Factory (Germany); porcelain, overglaze enameling; H x diam. (a,b: overall): 8.5 x 13.5 cm (3 3/8 x 5 5/16 in.) H x W x D (a: bowl): 6 x 12.5 x 15 cm (2 3/8 x 4 15/16 x 5 7/8 in.) H x diam. (b: lid): 4 x 13.5 cm (1 9/16 x 5 5/16 in.); Gift of Anonymous Donor; 1949-149-2-a,b

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