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The Thrown Kiss

Modeler:
Johann Joachim Kändler (German, Fischbach 1706–1775 Meissen)
Factory:
Meissen Manufactory (German, 1710–present)
Artist:
Figure of lady after an engraving by Pierre Filloeul (French, Abbeville 1696–after 1754 Paris)
Artist:
After a painting by Jean-Baptiste Joseph Pater (French, Valenciennes 1695–1736 Paris)
Date:
1736
Culture:
German, Meissen
Medium:
Hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Height (lady, .47): 5 1/2 in. (14 cm); Height (gentleman, .48): 5 3/4 in. (14.6 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Gift of Irwin Untermyer, 1964
Accession Number:
64.101.47, .48
Not on view
Inscription: Sticker on underside of .47: S.L. 4346.240

Sticker on underside of .48: S.L. 4346.241

Marking: Painted on underside of each in underglaze blue: Crossed swords (Meissen factory mark)
Armand Esders ; Irwin Untermyer (by 1956–64; to MMA)
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