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Teacup and saucer

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Soft-paste porcelain, cup has twisted twig handle terminating in leaves picked out in gold; gold band at foot of cup and upper rim of both pieces; gold scrollwork defining border of puce scale-pattern from which descend spiral festoons of polychrome flowers. Mark: crossed swords and "9" in...

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Marks

Mark: crossed swords and "9" in underglaze blue.

Credit Line

Bequest of Janet M. Wolfson

English, about 1770

Object Place

England

Dimensions

4.92 cm (1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

1982.52a-b

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain