Chocolate or Coffee Cup and Saucer with Harbor Scenes

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Catalogue Status
Research in Progress
Description
Cup (a) tall, slightly flaring side outcurved at edge; double scrolled handle; cylindrical foot. Saucer (b) shallow, curved side, slightly outcurved at edge. Decoration of seaport scenes - two on cup, one on saucer - enclosed in framework of gilding and orange scrolls
Manufacturer
Meissen Porcelain Manufactory, Meissen, Germany, founded 1710
Credit Line
Bequest of Erskine Hewitt
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Product Design and Decorative Arts Department
1735–1745
Accession Number
1938-57-437-a,b
Place
Germany
Medium
porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Type
ceramics
Decorative Arts
Object Name
cup and saucer
Type
cup and saucer