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Cup and saucer

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One of a pair of cups and saucers. Dec. w. court figures, seated lady in green dress; architectural background; on white ground. Mark: double anchor in red with two circles above.

Marks

On both Cups and Saucers: anchor with double ring in red enamel; incised z or 2.

Provenance

By 1944, with Jas. A. Lewis & Son, New York; August 10, 1944, sold by Jas. A. Lewis & Son Forsyth Wickes, New York and Newport, RI (d. 1964); 1965, bequest of Wickes. (Accession Date: December 24, 1965)

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection

Italian, about 1770

Dimensions

Overall (cup): 6.9 x 8.5 x 6.7 cm (2 11/16 x 3 3/8 x 2 5/8 in.) Other (saucer): 2.8 x 12 cm (1 1/8 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

65.2137a-b

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain with colored enamel and gilded decoration

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain