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Inkwell and cover

Hard-paste porcelain decorated in polychrome enamels and gold. Barrel-shaped inkwell is divided into three horizontal registers by stave-like gold bands. Middle register has landscapes separated by three coats of arms; top and bottom registers each have three landscapes in cartouches on light...

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Marks

Mark: on base, in underglaze blue: crossed swords.

Credit Line

Gift of Rita and Frits Markus

German, 18th century

Object Place

Germany

Accession Number

1985.78a-b

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain