Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Wine bottle stand (one of a pair) (part of a service)

Factory:
Meissen Manufactory (German, 1710–present)
Artist:
Based on an etching by Wenceslaus Hollar (Bohemian, Prague 1607–1677 London)
Artist:
After a composition by Francis Barlow (British, Lincolnshire ca. 1626–1704 London)
Date:
model introduced 1741
Culture:
German, Meissen
Medium:
Hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
H. 6-1/2 in. (16.5 cm.); W. 9 in. (22.9 cm.)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Gift of R. Thornton Wilson, in memory of Florence Ellsworth Wilson, 1950
Accession Number:
50.211.236
Not on view
The design of swans swimming amid reeds is based on an etching by Wenceslaus Hollar after Francis Barlow (ca. 1626–1702).
Marking: [1] (in underglaze blue on underside) Crossed swords (Meissen factory mark);
[2] (impressed in paste under glaze inside base) 26
R. Thornton Wilson (until 1950; to MMA)
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