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Cup and Saucer Cup And Saucer

This is a cup and saucer. It was created by J.W. Mijnlief and decorated by Jan Willem Mijnlief and manufactured by Holland Pottery, Utrecht. It is dated c. 1900 and we acquired it in 1994. Its medium is earthenware. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mr. Justin G. Schiller. It is credited Gift of Justin G. Schiller.

Its dimensions are

H x W (a,b: overall): 8.5 × 7.3 cm (3 3/8 × 2 7/8 in.) H x W x D (a: cup): 7.3 × 7.3 cm (2 7/8 × 2 7/8 in.) H x W x D (b: saucer): 14 × 1.6 cm (5 1/2 in. × 5/8 in.)

It has the following markings

On the underside of the cup: [1] an oak leaf with the letter "J" passing through an "M" with "HOLLAND UTRECHT" below, painted in black (factory mark). [2] "21192 R", painted in black (probably inventory number). On underside of saucer: [1] an oak leaf with the letter "J" passing through an "M" with "HOLLAND UTRECHT" below, painted in black (factory mark). [2] "21192 R", painted in black (probably inventory number). [3] "Mod 151", stamped and overglazed (probably model number). [4] "A [indecipherable]", stamped and overglazed.

Cite this object as

Cup and Saucer Cup And Saucer; J.W. Mijnlief ; Netherlands; earthenware; H x W (a,b: overall): 8.5 × 7.3 cm (3 3/8 × 2 7/8 in.) H x W x D (a: cup): 7.3 × 7.3 cm (2 7/8 × 2 7/8 in.) H x W x D (b: saucer): 14 × 1.6 cm (5 1/2 in. × 5/8 in.); Gift of Justin G. Schiller; 1994-66-34-a,b

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