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Cup and Saucer from a Tea or Coffee Service

Classical figure of Priest on saucer; Man praying above burning altar on cup.

Marks

Cup: sceptor in underglaze blue; incised 7, //// impressed 13. Saucer: painted and incised marks as cup; impressed 3.

Provenance

By 1946, with Philip Suval, New York, NY; November 30, 1946, sold by Philip Suval to Forsyth Wickes, New York and Newport, RI (d. 1964); 1965, bequest of Forsyth Wickes. (Accession Date: December 24, 1965)

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection

German, 1795–1805

Object Place

Berlin, Germany

Accession Number

65.2129a-b

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain with colored enamel and gilded decoration

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain