Allegorical Figure of "Africa" Figure
This is a Figure. It was attributed to Johann Joachim Kändler and produced by Meissen Porcelain Factory and manufactured by Meissen Porcelain Manufactory and modeled by Peter Reinicke and after Gottfried Bernhard Götz. 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
Estate of James Hazen Hyde.
It is credited
Gift of the Estate of James Hazen Hyde.
Its dimensions are
H x W x D: 30.3 x 23.3 x 15.2 cm (11 15/16 in. x 9 3/16 in. x 6 in.)
It has the following markings
Underside:  double crossed swords (?), painted in underglaze blue (very faded, Meissen Porcelain Manufactory mark)  "5576" (?), written on rectangular cloth label (?)
It is signed
It is inscribed
Cite this object as
Allegorical Figure of "Africa" Figure; Attributed to Johann Joachim Kändler (German, 1706–1775); Germany; hard paste porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold; H x W x D: 30.3 x 23.3 x 15.2 cm (11 15/16 in. x 9 3/16 in. x 6 in.); Gift of the Estate of James Hazen Hyde; 1960-1-28-c