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Pair of miniature vases

Factory:
Meissen Manufactory (German, 1710–present)
Date:
ca. 1730
Culture:
German, Meissen
Medium:
Hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
each: 3 1/2 × 2 in. (8.9 × 5.1 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Gift of Irwin Untermyer, 1964
Accession Number:
64.101.139, .140
Not on view
Marking: Painted in underglaze blue enamel on each: Crossed swords (Meissen factory mark)
R. W. M. Walker (until 1945; sale, Christie's, July 25, 1945, no. 63) ; Irwin Untermyer (by 1956–64; to MMA)
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