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Tea bowl and saucer

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Soft paste; octagon form; decorated with Japanese figures.

Marks

Factory mark painted in enamel

Provenance

Purchased from Miss Beale (by Mr. and Mrs. George W. Wales?); Gift of Mr. and Mrs. George W. Wales to the MFA in 1895 (Accession Date: March 28, 1895)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. George Washington Wales

German, about 1725–30

Object Place

Germany

Dimensions

Tea bowl: 5 cm (1 15/16 in.); Saucer: 3 cm (1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

95.285a-b

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain