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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 gilt and glazed porcelain. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Bequest of Erskine Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

H x W (a,b: overall): 5 x 12.3 cm (1 15/16 x 4 13/16 in.) H x diam. (a: cup): 4.1 x 7.5 cm (1 5/8 x 2 15/16 in.) H x diam. (b: saucer): 2.5 x 12.3 cm (1 in. x 4 13/16 in.)

It has the following markings

On underside of cup: painted gold mark: "g."; underglaze blue: crossed swords "X"; on underside of saucer, underglaze blue: crossed swords "X"; painted gold: "g."

Cite this object as

Cup And Saucer (Germany), 1735–45; Manufactured by Meissen Porcelain Factory (Germany); gilt and glazed porcelain; H x W (a,b: overall): 5 x 12.3 cm (1 15/16 x 4 13/16 in.) H x diam. (a: cup): 4.1 x 7.5 cm (1 5/8 x 2 15/16 in.) H x diam. (b: saucer): 2.5 x 12.3 cm (1 in. x 4 13/16 in.); Bequest of Erskine Hewitt; 1938-57-441-a,b

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