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Cup with Monogram Cup

This is a Cup. It was manufactured by Meissen Porcelain Factory. It is dated 1797–1798 and we acquired it in 1953. Its medium is porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was bequest of Georgiana L. McClellan. It is credited Bequest of Georgiana L. McClellan.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 6 × 8.4 × 6.1 cm (2 3/8 × 3 5/16 × 2 3/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Underside of cup: [1] "VR" above "F", painted in underglaze blue (Frankenthal Porcelain Manufactory mark) [2] "325" within dashed border, printed in black on rectangular paper label

It is signed

Unsigned

It is inscribed

Front of cup: floral scroll painted in the shape of a "C"

Cite this object as

Cup with Monogram Cup; Manufactured by Meissen Porcelain Factory (Germany); Germany; porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold; H x W x D: 6 × 8.4 × 6.1 cm (2 3/8 × 3 5/16 × 2 3/8 in.); Bequest of Georgiana L. McClellan; 1953-17-108-a

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