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Woman at a Spinning Wheel

about 1741
Made at Meissen Manufactory (Germany)

Object Place: Europe, Germany


Overall: 16.7 cm (6 9/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain

Not On View





Modelled by J. J. Kandler. Woman at a spinning wheel. Lady in elaborate costume, her bodice with polychrome Indianische blumen over rose skirt with puce springs and lavender petticoat trimmed in rose; seated on high gold and white scroll-backed chair, with tall gold and white table on cabriole legs, on which is brown spinning wheel; all on scrolled base heightened with gold and polychrome flowers; underglaze blue crossed swords mark under base.


Richard C. Paine (b. 1893 - d. 1966), Boston; by inheritance to his widow, Ellen Eliot Paine (b. 1894 - d. 1987), Boston; 1982, year-end gift of Mrs. Richard C. Paine to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 12, 1983)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Richard C. Paine