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Charger (St. Andrew Service) Charger

This is a Charger. It was manufactured by Meissen Porcelain Manufactory. It is dated 1744–1745 and we acquired it in 1923. Its medium is hard paste porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Eleanor Garnier Hewitt and Sarah Cooper Hewitt. It is credited Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 6.8 x 40 cm (2 11/16 x 15 3/4 in.)

It has the following markings

Underside: [1] crossed swords with a dot below each handle, painted in underglaze blue (Meissen Porcelain Manufactory mark) [2] "22", impressed underglaze [3] two lines, incised underglaze

It is signed

Unsigned

It is inscribed

Uninscribed

Cite this object as

Charger (St. Andrew Service) Charger; Manufactured by Meissen Porcelain Manufactory (Germany); hard paste porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold; H x diam.: 6.8 x 40 cm (2 11/16 x 15 3/4 in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1923-22-51

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