The museum is open Fridays through Tuesdays 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free timed-entry passes are required. Review our latest visitor safety guidelines.

Meissen porcelain cup and saucer

Meissen porcelain cup and saucer

<< >>
Usage conditions apply
Downloads
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
cup
saucer
date made
1763 -1774
maker
Meissen Manufactory
Physical Description
blue (cup color)
blue (saucer color)
monochrome, purple (component surface decoration color name)
flowers (joint piece description of decoration)
flowers (overall description of decoration)
ceramic, porcelain, hard-paste (cup material)
ceramic, porcelain, hard-paste (saucer material)
Measurements
overall cup: 1 3/4 in x 3 3/4 in x 3 1/8 in; 4.445 cm x 9.525 cm x 7.9375 cm
overall saucer: 1 1/8 in x 5 5/16 in; 2.8575 cm x 13.49375 cm
ID Number
CE.P-716Iab
accession number
225282
catalog number
P-716Iab
See more items in
Cultural and Community Life: Ceramics and Glass
Industry & Manufacturing
Domestic Furnishings
Art
Data Source
National Museum of American History
Nominate this object for photography.   

Our collection database is a work in progress. We may update this record based on further research and review. Learn more about our approach to sharing our collection online.

If you would like to know how you can use content on this page, see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use. If you need to request an image for publication or other use, please visit Rights and Reproductions.

Comments

Add a comment about this object