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Cake Plate, mid- 19th century

This is a Cake Plate. It was manufactured by Meissen Porcelain Factory. It is dated mid- 19th century and we acquired it in 1959. Its medium is molded and gilded porcelain. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Bequest of Emily H. Chauncey.

  • Object ID #18643517
  • 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

Underglaze blue mark; crossed swords; 79

Cite this object as

Cake Plate, mid- 19th century; Manufactured by Meissen Porcelain Factory (Germany); molded and gilded porcelain; 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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