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Allegorical Figure of "Asia" Figure

This is a Figure. It was after Johann Friedrich Eberlein, Gottfried Bernhard Götz, Johann Joachim Kändler and Peter Reinicke and manufactured by Meissen Porcelain Manufactory. It is dated 1775–1825 and we acquired it in 1960. Its medium is hard paste porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Estate of James Hazen Hyde. It is credited Gift of the Estate of James Hazen Hyde.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 18.8 × 14.5 × 10 cm (7 3/8 × 5 11/16 × 3 15/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Underside: [1] "786", written on rectangular cloth label [2] "786", written on oval paper label [3] "786[...]", written in black crayon (?)

It is signed

Unsigned

It is inscribed

Uninscribed

Cite this object as

Allegorical Figure of "Asia" Figure; Manufactured by Meissen Porcelain Manufactory (Germany); Germany; hard paste porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold; H x W x D: 18.8 × 14.5 × 10 cm (7 3/8 × 5 11/16 × 3 15/16 in.); Gift of the Estate of James Hazen Hyde; 1960-1-38-a

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