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Beaker

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The thistle-shaped beaker has a thrown upper section that tapers to a low waist and then swells to form a molded, octagonal lower section, which is supported by a circular foot. Below a band of gilt scrollwork that encircles the rim of the beaker are two cartouches framed in Laub- und...

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Marks

(1) on base, in underglaze blue: crossed swords; in gold: 1

Provenance

Dr. Fritz Mannheimer (b. 1890 - d. 1939), Amsterdam; October 14-21, 1952, Posthumous Mannheimer sale, Frederik Muller, Amsterdam, lot 325. 1983, Rita and Frits Markus, New York; 1983, gift of Rita and Frits Markus to the MFA. (Accession date: January 18, 1984)

Credit Line

Gift of Rita and Frits Markus

German, about 1730–35

Object Place

Germany

Dimensions

13.2 cm (5 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

1983.611

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain and enamel decoration

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain