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Creamer Creamer, early 19th century

This is a creamer. It was manufactured by Carl Thieme Saxonian Porcelain Company. It is dated early 19th century and we acquired it in 1992. Its medium is hard paste 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,b: overall): 10.5 × 10 × 5 cm (4 1/8 × 3 15/16 × 1 15/16 in.) H x W x D (a: creamer): 7.5 × 10 × 6 cm (2 15/16 × 3 15/16 × 2 3/8 in.) H x diam. (b: lid): 3.5 × 5 cm (1 3/8 × 1 15/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Underside: [1] cursive "PS" or "SP" interlaced above cursive "Dresden", painted in blue overglaze [2] a flower bud, painted in green overglaze [3] cursive "Dec: 478. / Déposé", painted in blue overglaze

It is signed

Unsigned

It is inscribed

Side of creamer: [1] "MT" or "TM", painted in floral garlands

Cite this object as

Creamer Creamer, early 19th century; Manufactured by Carl Thieme Saxonian Porcelain Company ; hard paste porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold; H x W x D (a,b: overall): 10.5 × 10 × 5 cm (4 1/8 × 3 15/16 × 1 15/16 in.) H x W x D (a: creamer): 7.5 × 10 × 6 cm (2 15/16 × 3 15/16 × 2 3/8 in.) H x diam. (b: lid): 3.5 × 5 cm (1 3/8 × 1 15/16 in.); Gift of Wendy Vanderbilt Lehman; 1992-5-66-a,b

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