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Allegorical Figure of "Europe" Figure

This is a Figure. It was attributed to Johann Joachim Kändler and Johann Friedrich Eberlein and produced by Meissen Porcelain Factory and manufactured by Meissen Porcelain Manufactory and after Gottfried Bernhard Götz and modeled by Peter Reinicke. It is dated ca. 1760 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: 25.4 x 28 x 21.5 cm (10 in. x 11 in. x 8 7/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Underside: [1] double crossed swords, painted in underglaze blue (Meissen Porcelain Manufactory mark) [2] a number (?), written on paper label (very faded) [3] remnant of a paper label

It is signed

Unsigned

It is inscribed

Uninscribed

Cite this object as

Allegorical Figure of "Europe" Figure; Attributed to Johann Joachim Kändler (German, 1706–1775); Germany; hard paste porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold; H x W x D: 25.4 x 28 x 21.5 cm (10 in. x 11 in. x 8 7/16 in.); Gift of the Estate of James Hazen Hyde; 1960-1-28-b

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