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Chinese musician (Malabar) (one of a pair)

Factory:
Meissen Manufactory (German, 1710–present)
Modeler:
Friedrich Elias Meyer (1723/1724–1785)
Date:
1760–65
Culture:
German, Meissen
Medium:
Hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Height: 12 1/2 in. (31.8 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Gift of Irwin Untermyer, 1964
Accession Number:
64.101.45
Not on view
Marking: Painted in underglaze blue at back of base: Crossed swords (Meissen factory mark)
Burdett Coutts ; Thomas G. Cannon (until 1927; sale, Anderson Galleries, New York, January 11–14, 1927, no. 552 [sold as a pair with 64.101.46]); Eli B. Springs (until 1934; his sale, American Art Association , New York, November 19–24, 1934, no. 1151 [sold as a pair with 64.101.46]); Irwin Untermyer , New York (by 1941–64; to MMA)
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