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Two-handled cup and saucer

Two-handled cup and saucer

ca. 1770-72

Soft paste porcelain
Kenneth and Priscilla Klepser Porcelain Collection
94.103.159
Provenance: The Rissik Marshall Collection until 1953; [Sotheby's, London, UK, January 27, 1953]; purchased at Sotheby’s by Mr and Mrs Kenneth and Priscilla Klepser, January 27, 1953-1994; gift from Mr and Mrs Kenneth and Priscilla Klepser to Seattle Art Museum, Washington, 1994
location
Now on view at the Seattle Art Museum

Resources

Exhibition HistorySeattle, Washington, Seattle Ceramic Art Society at the Seattle Art Museum, "The Klepser Collection of Early Worcester Porcelain", April 6, 1955 - May 3, 1955 (4/6/1955 - 5/3/1955)

Seattle, Washington, Seattle Art Museum, Worcester Porcelain: The Klepser Collection, August 8, 1985-September 22, 1985. 1984-85 circuit included: Minneapolis, MN, Minneapolis Institute of Art; San Francisco, CA, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco; Atlanta, GA, High Museum of Art; Sarasota, FL, Ringling Museum of Art.
Published ReferencesSpero, Simon. Worcester Porcelain: The Klepser Collection. London: The Minneapolis Institute of Arts in association with Lund Humphries Publishers, 1984, p. 130, p. 139, no. 159, illus. (b&w p. 139; color pl. 46) ; Seattle Art Museum. Catalogue of the Klepser Collection of Worcester Porcelain of the Dr. Wall Period and Its Antecedents (exhibition catalogue), 1955, no. 168, illus. (p. 36, pl. XV)

Sotheby’s. Catalogue of a fine collection of Worcester porcelain ... early Chelsea porcelain. Auction catalogue, 27 January 1953.

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