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Turtle-shaped box (one of a pair)

Factory:
Meissen Manufactory (German, 1710–present)
Modeler:
Attributed to George Fritzsche (German, 1698–1756)
Date:
1725–27
Culture:
German, Meissen
Medium:
Hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Overall: 3 1/4 × 3 7/8 × 6 1/8 in. (8.3 × 9.8 × 15.6 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Gift of Irwin Untermyer, 1964
Accession Number:
64.101.172a, b
Not on view
Marking: Painted in underglaze blue enamel on underside: Crossed swords (Meissen factory mark)
Irwin Untermyer (by 1956–64; to MMA)
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