Triton

German
about 1750
Made at Meissen Manufactory (Germany), Modeled by Johann Joachim Kändler (German, 1706–1775)


Dimensions

Overall: 27.6 x 22.9 x 27.9 cm (10 7/8 x 9 x 11 in.)

Accession Number

96.931

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain with colored enamel and gilded decoration

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Triton, blowing a shell horn. Designed as part of a porcelain table fountain commissioned by Count Bruhl and produced between 1745 and 1747.

Provenance

Mrs. Richard Baker; by 1896, by descent to her daughter, Mrs. T. O. Richardson; 1896, gift of Mrs. T. O. Richardson. (Accession date: December 3, 1896)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Thomas O. Richardson, from the collection of Mrs. Richard Baker