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Chocolate Cup and Saucer

Manufacturer: Meissen Porcelain Manufactory

Decorator: Johann Auffenwerth

Date: c.1720-1725
Overall (G83.1.714.1-2): 7.6 x 9.4 x 6.6 cm (3 x 3 11/16 x 2 5/8 in.)
Medium: Hard-paste porcelain with overglaze enamels, gilding
Credit Line: Gift of George and Helen Gardiner
Origin:Germany, Dresden, Meissen
Object number: G83.1.714.1-2
DescriptionA Meissen chocolate cup and saucer, by J. Auffenwerth at Augsburg, is decorated with figures in iron-red, purple and gold within gilt cartouches.