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Teabowl and Saucer

Manufacturer: Meissen Porcelain Manufactory

Decorator: Decoration attributed toSeuter Workshop

Date: c.1720; decorated at Augsburg, c.1730
Overall (G83.1.795.1): 4.4 x 7 cm (1 3/4 x 2 3/4 in.)
Overall (G83.1.795.2): 7/8 x 4 13/16 in. (2.3 x 12.2 cm)
Medium: Hard-paste porcelain with overglaze enamels, gilding
Credit Line: Gift of George and Helen Gardiner
Origin:Germany, Dresden, Meissen
Object number: G83.1.795.1-.2
DescriptionA Meissen tea bowl and saucer, Hausmaler, painted by Seuter at Augsburg with figures and landscapes in iron-red. There is gold decorative borders encircling both pieces while the interior of the cup is decorated with a gold bird on a gold branch.