Cup and saucer
On View In:
Gallery 324
Artist:   Meissen Porcelain Factory  
Title:   Cup and saucer  
Date:   1701-1750  
Medium:   Porcelain  
Dimensions:   1 5/8 x 2 7/8 x 2 7/8 in. (4.13 x 7.3 x 7.3 cm)  
Credit Line:   Bequest of Alfred Duane Pell  
Location:   Gallery 324  

Name:   Meissen Porcelain Factory  
Role:   Manufacturer  
Life Dates:   Meissen, Germany, est. 1710  

Object Description  
Classification:   Ceramics  
Physical Description:   teacup, ceramic; cat. card dims diam 2-7/8 x H 1-5/8'; canary yellow ground with carmine flowers and landscape in panel; the nick in the paste across the sword mark on the cup indicates that the piece was sold undecorated from the factory; this decoration was probably done by a contemporary artist in touch with the Royal Meissen methods and techniques  
Creation Place:   Europe, Germany, , ,  
Accession #:   25.417.84a,b  
Owner:   The Minneapolis Institute of Arts