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1936

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2015

2023

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Cup And Saucer

This is a cup and saucer. It was probably Le Nove Porcelain Manufactory and manufactured by Doccia Porcelain Factory. It is dated ca. 1780 and we acquired it in 1936. Its medium is porcelain, overglaze enameling. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Georgiana L. McClellan and George B. McClellan. It is credited Gift of George B. and Georgiana L. McClellan.

Its dimensions are

H x diam. (a): 2 x 11.4 cm (13/16 x 4 1/2 in.) H x W x D (b): 6 x 7.6 x 7 cm (2 3/8 in. x 3 in. x 2 3/4 in.)

It has the following markings

(a, cup) Iron red eight pointed star in overlgaze on base, off center. (b, saucer) Red five point star underglaze on base, off center.

Cite this object as

Cup And Saucer; Probably Le Nove Porcelain Manufactory; Manufactured by Doccia Porcelain Factory (Italy); porcelain, overglaze enameling; H x diam. (a): 2 x 11.4 cm (13/16 x 4 1/2 in.) H x W x D (b): 6 x 7.6 x 7 cm (2 3/8 in. x 3 in. x 2 3/4 in.); Gift of George B. and Georgiana L. McClellan; 1936-13-22-a,b

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