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Place set

Factory:
Meissen Manufactory (German, 1710–present)
Date:
ca. 1745
Culture:
German, Meissen
Medium:
Hard-paste porcelain, gilt bronze
Dimensions:
Knife (.1a): L. 8 7/8 in. (22.5 cm.); Fork (.1b): L. 7 3/8 in. (18.7 cm.); Spoon (.1c): L. 8 3/16 in. (20.8 cm.)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wrightsman, 1970
Accession Number:
1970.230.1a–c
Not on view
Inscription: Tag attached to each handle: 122/6 7 JUL 1970
[ sale, Sotheby's, Paris , July 7, 1970, no. 122; sold to Gunther ] ; Gunther (in 1970) ; Charles and Jayne Wrightsman , New York (in 1970; to MMA)
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