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1992

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2015

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Cup and Saucer with Monogram Cup And Saucer

This is a Cup and Saucer. It was manufactured by Carl Thieme Saxonian Porcelain Company. It is dated early 19th century 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 W x D (a: cup): 8 × 10 × 8.5 cm (3 1/8 × 3 15/16 × 3 3/8 in.) H x diam. (b: saucer): 2 × 13.2 cm (13/16 × 5 3/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Underside of cup: [1] cursive "PS" or "SP" interlaced above cursive "Dresden", painted in blue overglaze [2] a flower bud, painted in green and black overglaze [3] "3432", painted in blue overglaze Underside of saucer: [1] cursive "PS" or "SP" interlaced above cursive "Dresden", painted in blue overglaze [2] "Dec 478" / "Depose" / "3432", painted in blue overglaze [2] a flower bud, painted in green and black overglaze [3] "The Oving[ton] Brothers Company" in oval, stamped overglaze in blue

It is signed

Unsigned

It is inscribed

Side of cup: "MP" or "PM", painted as floral garlands

Cite this object as

Cup and Saucer with Monogram Cup And Saucer; Manufactured by Carl Thieme Saxonian Porcelain Company ; porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold; H x W x D (a: cup): 8 × 10 × 8.5 cm (3 1/8 × 3 15/16 × 3 3/8 in.) H x diam. (b: saucer): 2 × 13.2 cm (13/16 × 5 3/16 in.); Gift of Wendy Vanderbilt Lehman; 1992-5-59-a,b

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