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Figure of a Dog Figure

This is a Figure. It was after Johann Joachim Kändler and manufactured by Meissen Porcelain Manufactory and Meissen Porcelain Factory. It is dated ca. 1741 and we acquired it in 1949. Its medium is hard paste porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of Mrs. John Innes Kane.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 22.3 × 22 × 12 cm (8 3/4 × 8 11/16 × 4 3/4 in.)

It has the following markings

Underside (unglazed): [1] double crossed swords, painted in blue (Meissen Porcelain Manufactory mark, faint) [2] "26", impressed or incised

It is signed

Unsigned

It is inscribed

Uninscribed

Cite this object as

Figure of a Dog Figure; Manufactured by Meissen Porcelain Factory (Germany); Germany; hard paste porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold; H x W x D: 22.3 × 22 × 12 cm (8 3/4 × 8 11/16 × 4 3/4 in.); Museum purchase through gift of Mrs. John Innes Kane; 1949-17-1

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