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Beggar

Factory:
Meissen Manufactory (German, 1710–present)
Modeler:
Model attributed to Johann Gottlieb Kirchner (German, Merseburg 1706–after 1738 Berlin, active at Meissen 1727–28 and 1731–33)
Date:
ca. 1733
Culture:
German, Meissen
Medium:
Hard-paste porcelain; cold painted; silver-gilt
Dimensions:
confirmed: 6 3/16 × 2 11/16 × 2 1/2 in. (15.7 × 6.8 × 6.4 cm); Height (with pedestal): 10 in. (25.4 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Gift of Irwin Untermyer, 1964
Accession Number:
64.101.104a, b
Not on view
Marking: Painted in pale lustre on underside of base: A, a / r

Struck on rim of pedestal: [1] Pinecone (Augsburg mark); [2] PS (maker's mark)
Earl of Halifax (until 1947; sale, Christie's, London, December 11, 1947 , no. 65); Irwin Untermyer (by 1949–64; to MMA)
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