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Cup with Water Birds Cup

This is a Cup. It was manufactured by Meissen Porcelain Manufactory. It is dated ca. 1800 and we acquired it in 1992. Its medium is porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Wendy Vanderbilt Lehman. It is credited Gift of Wendy Vanderbilt Lehman.

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 8.9 × 7.6 cm (3 1/2 in. × 3 in.)

It has the following markings

Underside: [1] double crossed swords, painted in underglaze blue (Meissen Porcelain Manufactory mark)

It is signed

Unsigned

It is inscribed

Uninscribed

Cite this object as

Cup with Water Birds Cup; Manufactured by Meissen Porcelain Manufactory (Germany); Germany; porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold; H x diam.: 8.9 × 7.6 cm (3 1/2 in. × 3 in.); Gift of Wendy Vanderbilt Lehman; 1992-5-15

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