H. 22-1/2 in. (57.2 cm.); Gr. Diam. 11-1/2 in. (29.2 cm.)
Gift of R. Thornton Wilson, in memory of Florence Ellsworth Wilson, 1950
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 533
Porcelain vases of this size were technically difficult to produce, often suffering damage during the firing process; this example reflects a notable achievement for the young Meissen factory (established 1710).
Marking: AR (incised and colored black on underside)
Prince of Liechtenstein ; [ Blumka Gallery , New York, before 1950; sold to Wilson ] ; R. Thornton Wilson (until 1950; to MMA)