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Cup and Saucer Cup And Saucer, mid- 18th century

This is a cup and saucer. It was manufactured by Meissen Porcelain Manufactory and Meissen Porcelain Factory. It is dated mid- 18th century and we acquired it in 1912. Its medium is hard paste porcelain, vitreous enamel. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

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

Its dimensions are

H x W x D (a: cup): 4.5 × 9.7 × 8 cm (1 3/4 × 3 13/16 × 3 1/8 in.) H x diam. (b: saucer): 2.5 × 13.4 cm (1 in. × 5 1/4 in.)

It has the following markings

Underside of cup: [1] double crossed swords, painted in underglaze blue (Meissen Porcelain Manufactory mark) [2] unidentifiable letter ("R"?), impressed underglaze along edge of rim Underside of saucer: [1] double crossed swords, painted in underglaze blue (Meissen Porcelain Manufactory mark) [2] "63", impressed underglaze (typeset style font) Side of saucer: [1] "Presented by Mrs. Lueckermeyer - 1912 28 pieces - No. 19", written in ink on rectangular paper label with red border

It is signed

Unsigned

It is inscribed

Uninscribed

Cite this object as

Cup and Saucer Cup And Saucer, mid- 18th century; Manufactured by Meissen Porcelain Factory (Germany); Germany; hard paste porcelain, vitreous enamel; H x W x D (a: cup): 4.5 × 9.7 × 8 cm (1 3/4 × 3 13/16 × 3 1/8 in.) H x diam. (b: saucer): 2.5 × 13.4 cm (1 in. × 5 1/4 in.); Gift of Mrs. Edward Luckemeyer; 1912-13-10-a,b

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