A MEISSEN HAUSMALER 'MONTH' TEACUP AND SAUCER AND A MEISSEN HAUSMALER TEACUP CIRCA 1770
the teacup and saucer: teacup painted on either side with scenes of grape harvesters, the saucer with a similar scene within rococo architectural scrollwork inscribed September, the interior painted with a plate of grapes and two square glass bottles and inscribed September in iron-red, crossed swords and dot marks in underglaze-blue, teacup with incised W and impressed numeral 18; the single teacup: the exterior painted with a scene of figures discovering a baby in a basket, the interior with a Hussar on horseback, crossed swords mark in underglaze-blue, impressed numeral 66 or 99.
Diameter of saucer: 5⅜ in.
Month teacup - good condition.
Saucer - good condition.
Other teacup - very small restored chip to rim edge, small chip under footrim, gilding on rim and interior border with patches of rubbing.
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Teacup and saucer: Sammlung Tate Kuhlemann, no. 118, bearing label