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Cup And Saucer (Germany), 1735–45

This is a Cup and saucer. It was manufactured by Meissen Porcelain Factory. It is dated 1735–45 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is glazed and gilt hard-paste porcelain with overglaze decoration. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Bequest of Erskine Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

H x diam. (a: cup): 4.3 x 7.2 cm (1 11/16 x 2 13/16 in.) H x diam. (b: saucer): 2.5 x 12 cm (1 in. x 4 3/4 in.)

It has the following markings

On underside, underglaze blue cross swords and overglaze gold "18"

Cite this object as

Cup And Saucer (Germany), 1735–45; Manufactured by Meissen Porcelain Factory (Germany); glazed and gilt hard-paste porcelain with overglaze decoration; H x diam. (a: cup): 4.3 x 7.2 cm (1 11/16 x 2 13/16 in.) H x diam. (b: saucer): 2.5 x 12 cm (1 in. x 4 3/4 in.); Bequest of Erskine Hewitt; 1938-57-440-a,b

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Hewitt Sisters Collect.

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