Gift of R. Thornton Wilson, in memory of Florence Ellsworth Wilson, 1945
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 533
The model was used both as decoration and as the cover of an incense burner.
Inscription: (inside near base, in black) 180/R
Augustus II, Elector of Saxony ; Siegfried Salz (until 1929; sale, Porzellansammlung, March 26–27, 1929, no. 49, pl. XXII); Henry H. Arnhold ; [ Alex Ball (sold to Wilson) ] ; R. Thornton Wilson (until 1945; to MMA)