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Tea bowl and saucer

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Hard-paste porcelain. Circular Tea bowl with slightly flared sides and everted, fluted rim on plain foot ring. Circular saucer has fluted rim and circular indentations at intervals. Each marked with crossed swords in underglaze blue on base. Flowers, rocks

Provenance

Purchased by the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston from Kate Foster Ltd., London, 28 December 1983 (Accession Date: December 7, 1983)

Credit Line

William E. Nickerson Fund

German, about 1730

Object Place

Germany

Dimensions

Tea bowl: 4.1 cm (1 5/8 in.); Saucer: 10.8 cm (4 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1983.500a-b

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain