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Cup and Saucer Cup And Saucer, ca. 1740

This is a cup and saucer. It was manufactured by Chantilly Porcelain Factory. It is dated ca. 1740 and we acquired it in 1942. Its medium is soft paste porcelain, vitreous enamel. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Morris Hawkes. It is credited Gift of Mrs. Morris Hawkes.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D (a: cup): 6.4 x 9.1 x 6.8 cm (2 1/2 x 3 9/16 x 2 11/16 in.) H x diam. (b: saucer): 2.4 x 13 cm (15/16 x 5 1/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Underside of cup: [1] a fanfare trumpet or hunting horn, painted in red overglaze (manufactory mark) Underside of saucer: [1] a fanfare trumpet or hunting horn, painted in red overglaze (manufactory mark) [2] "L.2569.17", painted in red overglaze

It is inscribed

Uninscribed

Cite this object as

Cup and Saucer Cup And Saucer, ca. 1740; Manufactured by Chantilly Porcelain Factory (France); France; soft paste porcelain, vitreous enamel; H x W x D (a: cup): 6.4 x 9.1 x 6.8 cm (2 1/2 x 3 9/16 x 2 11/16 in.) H x diam. (b: saucer): 2.4 x 13 cm (15/16 x 5 1/8 in.); Gift of Mrs. Morris Hawkes; 1942-25-22-a,b

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