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Teacup and saucer

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The thrown milk jug is pear-shaped with a loop handle, a large relice-molded spout, and a flat cover with floral finial. The body of the milk jug is white. On one side a chestnut-colored stag stands in profile facing the handle. Behind it is a long, brown wooden fence, a tall tree with sparse...

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Marks

(1) on base of cup, in blue enamel: a stork on base of saucer on base of saucer: (2) in blue enamel: a stork (3) incised: 3

Credit Line

Gift of Rita and Frits Markus

German (probably Ansbach), about 1770–75

Object Place

Germany

Dimensions

5.1 x 10.1 cm (2 x 4 in.)

Accession Number

1983.657a-b

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain decorated in polychrome enamels and gold

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain