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Cup with Floral Border Cup

This is a Cup. It was manufactured by Meissen Porcelain Manufactory. It is dated 1774–1814 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: 6.4 x 6.5 x 8.7 cm (2 1/2 x 2 9/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Underside: [1] double crossed swords with star between sword handles, painted in underglaze blue (Meissen Porcelain Manufactory mark) [2] a dot, painted in underglaze blue [3] a line, painted in underglaze blue [4] "44", impressed underglaze [5] "9" or "6", impressed underglaze [6] "15", impressed underglaze (next to crossed swords mark) [7] "R", impressed underglaze (very faint, beneath "15" mark)

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Cup with Floral Border Cup; Manufactured by Meissen Porcelain Manufactory (Germany); Germany; porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold; H x W x D: 6.4 x 6.5 x 8.7 cm (2 1/2 x 2 9/16 x 3 7/16 in.); Bequest of Georgiana L. McClellan; 1953-17-20

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