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Parrot (one of a pair)

Factory:
Meissen Manufactory (German, 1710–present)
Date:
ca. 1725, vase and gilt-bronze mount ca. 1745
Culture:
German, Meissen
Medium:
Hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Height: 12 3/4 in. (32.4 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Gift of Irwin Untermyer, 1964
Accession Number:
64.101.18
Not on view
Inscription: Sticker on underside of base: S.L. 4346.203/ UNTERMYER

Marking: Painted in underglaze blue enamel at back of base beneath tail: crossed swords with pommels (Meissen factory mark)
Baron Ferdinand von Rothschild ; Baroness Mathilde von Goldschmidt-Rothschild ; Baron Erich von Goldschmidt-Rothschild , Berlin ; Lionel de Rothschild (until 1946; sale, Christie's, March 4, 1946, no. 198) ; Irwin Untermyer , New York (until 1964; to MMA)
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