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Hanging basket

Factory:
Meissen Manufactory (German, 1710–present)
Date:
19th century
Culture:
German, Meissen
Medium:
Hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Overall: 5 7/8 × 4 × 3 3/4 in. (14.9 × 10.2 × 9.5 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Gift of R. Thornton Wilson, in memory of Florence Ellsworth Wilson, 1950
Accession Number:
50.211.230a, b
Not on view
Inscription: Sticker on underside, in black ink: 285

Marking: Painted in underglaze blue enamel on underside: Crossed swords (Meissen factory mark)
Mr. Eugen Gutmann , Berlin ; von Pannwitz (until 1905; his sale, Galerie Hugo Helbing, Munich, October 23–24, 1905, no. 387; sold to Rothberger); Heinrich Rothberger , Vienna (1905–36; sold to Ball) ; [ Alex Ball , New York, around 1936–July 1946; sold to Mr. Wilson] ; R. Thornton Wilson (1946–50; to MMA)
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