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Custard Cup, ca. 1770

It was manufactured by Mennecy porcelain factory. It is dated ca. 1770 and we acquired it in 1906. Its medium is soft-paste porcelain, overglaze decoration. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mrs. John B. Trevor.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 9.5 × 8.3 × 6.2 cm (3 3/4 × 3 1/4 × 2 7/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Incised: DV

Cite this object as

Custard Cup, ca. 1770; Manufactured by Mennecy porcelain factory (France); France; soft-paste porcelain, overglaze decoration; H x W x D: 9.5 × 8.3 × 6.2 cm (3 3/4 × 3 1/4 × 2 7/16 in.); 1906-23-6-a,b

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