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Teacup and Saucer with Chinoiserie
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Teacup and Saucer with Chinoiserie


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description The chinoiserie, or pseudo-Chinese scenes, may have been painted on the gold ground by a Hausmaler, or independent decorator, working outside the Meissen porcelain factory on blank Meissen porcelain.
Provenance Shandon, Argyll and Bute, Scotland; Henry Walters, Baltimore; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [cup and saucer] crossed swords in blue
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
ca. 1740
Medium
hard paste porcelain
(Ceramics)
Accession Number
48.890
Measurements
2 5/8 x 5 3/16 in. (6.7 x 13.2 cm)
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