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Vase (one of a pair)

Factory:
Meissen Manufactory (German, 1710–present)
Modeler:
Johann Joachim Kändler (German, Fischbach 1706–1775 Meissen)
Modeler:
Johann Friedrich Eberlein (German, 1695–1749)
Decorator:
Decoration attributed to J.G. Heintze
Date:
ca. 1740
Culture:
German, Meissen
Medium:
Hard-paste porcelain; gilt-bronze mounts
Dimensions:
H. 19-3/4 in. (50.2 cm.)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Gift of Irwin Untermyer, 1964
Accession Number:
64.101.143a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 533
The theme of hunters and the hunt was popular in German ceramics. This vase and its mate (64.101.144a, b) combine both two- and three-dimensional representation of the subject.
Baroness von Schey ; Baron Erich von Goldschmidt-Rothschild ; Dr. Max Emden ; Irwin Untermyer , New York (until 1964)
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