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Cup and Saucer
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Cup and Saucer


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Description In addition to having sprays of flowers painted in blue, these pieces are decorated with raised prunus blossoms. The molded decoration could have been inspired either by a Chinese prototype or by a Meissen copy of a Chinese ware.
Exhibitions
  • Pearls on a String: Artists, Patrons, and Poets at the Great Islamic Courts. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore; Asian Art Museum, San Francisco. 2015-2016.
Provenance Acquired by Henry Walters, Baltimore; by bequest to Walters Art Museum, 1931.
Inscriptions [Factory Mark] On cup and saucer: Intertwined Lls; [Date] Letter on cup: e (1757); Letter on saucer: F (1758); [Decorator's Mark] On cup: F (Fontaine); On saucer: H and Y (Houry and Fouré)
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
1757-1758
Medium
soft paste porcelain
(Ceramics)
Accession Number
48.669
Measurements
H: 2 7/8 x W: 5 3/8 in. (7.3 x 13.7 cm)
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