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Demitasse Saucer

Made by: Heinrich and Company

On view in: Pantry


About this object

Footed cup bulges at base of bowl, the rim just barely curves outward. On the interior around the lip is a wide gilt band with raised fantastic figures, elves, some with wings, a deer and as tag each drawing a chariot, next is a plain deep red band with a narrow gilt edge at bottom. The very bottom of the bowl is plain white. There is gilding on the foot and on the ear-shaped handle. Rest of exterior is plain white.

Category:
ceramics
Made from:
Porcelain
Made in:
Selb, Germany
Date made:
20th c.
Size:
11.1 cm (4 3/8 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
26.234.10
Class:
CERAMICS
Signature marks:
MARK underneath: underglaze green, crown, H & G, SELB BAVARIA, Heinrich in script; painted over a gold mark: M G, Karlsbader, Atzgravur in a rectangle, over D 157 in a square
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973