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SAUCER

Made by: Imperial Porcelain Factory

On view in: Passageway to Icon Room


About this object

Backgrounds are pink. Each cup has a scene within a gold frame; b: a fox and a dog; d: an elephant and riders with children. Each saucer has a medallion with a scene; c: man with a pig; e: a rooster and two hens. Also on the saucers are three medallions with gold frames with flowers in the center. The scenes all have inscriptions with identifications on the bottom of the cups and saucers.

Object name:
SAUCER
Made from:
Bone china
Made in:
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Date made:
1855-1881
Size:
14.5 cm (5 11/16 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
25.356.3
Class:
CERAMICS
Signature marks:
MARK green Imperial crown; cipher of Alexander II
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973