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German Rococo period cup and saucer, Limbach

German Rococo period cup and saucer, Limbach


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Directory: Antiques: Decorative Art: Ceramics: German: Porcelain: Pre 1800: Item # 1069156
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Charming 18th century cup and saucer from Limbach, Germany. Creamy white glaze and iron-red over-glaze decoration of small children, putti, playing with a toy wind mill, bow and arrows. Mark on cup and saucer of crossed under-glaze blue L’s and a star. The Limbach porcelain manufacture in Thuringia, c 1772 – 1787 chose this mark as a competitive marketing tool, resembling the crossed swords of Meissen. Diameter of saucer "4¾/ 12,2 cm, height of cup "1¾/ 4,5 cm. Firing cracks to the handle (cf. photo).