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Swan

German
about 1738
Made at Meissen Manufactory (Germany), Modeled by Johann Joachim Kändler (German, 1706–1775)


Object Place: Europe, Germany

Dimensions

Height x width: 6.4 x 3.8 x 5.7 cm (2 1/2 x 1 1/2 x 2 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1977.271

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Inscription

Embossed plastic label: "1738 / A[ntique] P[orcelain] C[ompany] / N. Y. '62"

Markings

Crossed swords in underglaze blue on back of base

Provenance

Antique Porcelain Company, New York (dealers); 1962, purchased by Abby Rockefeller Mauze.

Credit Line

Bequest of Abby Rockefeller Mauze