Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Partridge (one of a pair)

Factory:
Meissen Manufactory (German, 1710–present)
Modeler:
Johann Joachim Kändler (German, Fischbach 1706–1775 Meissen)
Date:
1741–45
Culture:
German, Meissen
Medium:
Hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Height: 6 1/4 in. (15.9 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Gift of Irwin Untermyer, 1964
Accession Number:
64.101.21
Not on view
Marking: Incised on underside: 34

Painted in underglaze blue enamel on underside: faint traces of crossed swords (Meissen factory mark)
Graf Holstein ; Baron Erich von Goldschmidt-Rothschild , Berlin ; Armand Esders ; Mr. Dutuit ; Baron and Baroness Carl G. von Seidlitz ; Irwin Untermyer , New York (until 1964; to MMA)
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