Teacup and saucer, ca. 1760

  • Fürstenberg Porcelain Factory, German, founded 1747

Hard-paste porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold

  • Overall (teacup): 1 3/4 × 3 × 3 5/8 inches (4.4 × 7.6 × 9.2 cm) Overall (saucer): 7/8 × 4 3/4 inches (2.2 × 12.1 cm)

Anonymous bequest

62.86.10

On View

  • Decorative Arts S350
  • Decorative Arts S350

Department

European Sculpture and Dec Arts

  • Gilding
  • Hard paste porcelain
  • Enamel
  • Figures (representations)
  • Landscape (representation)
  • Teacup
  • Saucer
  • Brunswick
  • Cattle

(Daniel H. Farr, New York)

private collection, Detroit

1962-present, bequest to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

You, Yao-Fen. “The Detroit Fürstenberg Service and the Politics of Coffee and Tea in Eighteenth-Century Germany.” In Coffee, Tea, and Chocolate: Consuming the World, ed. Yao-Fen You, Mimi Hellman, and Hope Saska. Exh. cat., Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 2016, pp. 85-99,129, no. 44.

Fürstenberg Porcelain Factory, Teacup and saucer, ca. 1760, hard-paste porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold. Detroit Institute of Arts, Anonymous bequest, 62.86.10.