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Parrot

Factory:
Meissen Manufactory (German, 1710–present)
Modeler:
Johann Joachim Kändler (German, Fischbach 1706–1775 Meissen)
Date:
1740
Culture:
German, Meissen
Medium:
Hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
H. 7 1/2 in. (19.1 cm.)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Gift of Irwin Untermyer, 1964
Accession Number:
64.101.17
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 533
Marking: (on underside in underglaze blue) crossed swords (barely visible due to breakage)
Irwin Untermyer , New York (until 1964; to MMA)
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