Manufacturer Fürstenberg Porcelain Factory, German, founded 1747
Title
  • Coffee Cup
  • Coffee cup and saucer (alternate title)
Date ca. 1760
Medium hard-paste porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold
Dimensions Overall (coffee cup): 1 3/4 × 3 1/4 × 3 3/4 inches (4.4 × 8.3 × 9.5 cm)
Overall (saucer): 1 1/2 × 5 1/2 inches (3.8 × 14 cm)
Credit Line Anonymous bequest
Accession Number 62.86.7
Department European Sculpture and Dec Arts
On View Decorative Arts S350, Level 3 (see map)
(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.