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Documentary coffee cup and saucer

Manufacturer: Meissen Porcelain Manufactory

Decorator: Bonaventura Gottlieb Häuer

Date: c.1745
Overall: 6.5 x 10.2 cm (2 9/16 x 4 in.)
Medium: hard-paste porcelain, enamel, and gold.
Credit Line: Gift of George and Helen Gardiner
Origin:Germany, Dresden, Meissen
Object number: G83.1.674a-b
DescriptionA Meissen coffee-cup and a saucer painted with miners at various pursuits in extensive landscape vignettes. The cup has a scroll handle, and the saucer has a gilt Laub-und-Bandelwerk rim.