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Dessert Dish Dish, mid- 19th century

This is a Dish. It was manufactured by Meissen Porcelain Factory. It is dated mid- 19th century and we acquired it in 1959. Its medium is porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Emily H. Chauncey. It is credited Bequest of Emily H. Chauncey.

  • Cakestand (France), ca. 1880
  • porcelain, enamel decoration.
  • Museum purchase through bequest of Dona Guimaraes and from Decorative Arts....
  • 1993-124-7

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 4.9 × 27.1 cm (1 15/16 × 10 11/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Underside: [1] double crossed swords, painted in underglaze blue (Meissen Porcelain Manufactory mark) [2] "62", painted in underglaze blue [3] "13", impressed underglaze [4] cursive "Z 96 [alpha?] x", incised underglaze (very faint)

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Dessert Dish Dish, mid- 19th century; Manufactured by Meissen Porcelain Factory (Germany); porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold; H x diam.: 4.9 × 27.1 cm (1 15/16 × 10 11/16 in.); Bequest of Emily H. Chauncey; 1959-155-13

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