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Turk

Factory:
Höchst Manufactory (German, 1746–1796)
Decorator:
Johannes Zeschinger (born 1723, active 1748, 1753)
Date:
ca. 1750–53
Culture:
German, Höchst
Medium:
Hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Height: 6 5/8 in. (16.8 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Gift of R. Thornton Wilson, in memory of Florence Ellsworth Wilson, 1943
Accession Number:
43.100.50
Not on view
Marking: Painted in green enamel on underside of base: [1] Wheel, a bar, and i Z below (Höchst factory mark)

Painted in brown enamel on underside: [2] slopzi-si

Impressed on underside of base: [3] G E
Adolf Beckhardt , Frankfurt and New York (in 1930–before 1943; sold for $120 [unverified] to Wilson); R. Thornton Wilson (until 1943; to MMA)
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