MEISSEN c.1740 – 1750. German Hard Paste Porcelain.
An 18th Century Meissen Blanc de Chine Style Porcelain Teacup and Saucer with a Wishbone Handel. Moulded with Prunus Sprigs. The Base with a Crossed Swords Mark in Under-Glaze Blue for the Meissen Factory.
- No damage but the cup and the saucer are slightly warped.
- Diameter of the saucer : 13.6cm (5 1/3 inches).
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White Chinese Porcelain from Dehua in Fujian is referred to a Blanc de Chine porcelain in the West. It was especially popular in Europe from about 1680 to 1750. It was extensively copied by European Porcelain factories especially at Meissen and St Cloud as well as Bow and Chelsea in England.