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Monkey

Factory:
Meissen Manufactory (German, 1710–present)
Modeler:
Johann Joachim Kändler (German, Fischbach 1706–1775 Meissen)
Date:
ca. 1732
Culture:
German, Meissen
Medium:
Hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Height: 9 3/4 in. (24.8 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
The Lesley and Emma Sheafer Collection, Bequest of Emma A. Sheafer, 1973
Accession Number:
1974.356.346
Not on view
Marking: Painted in underglaze blue enamel on underside: crossed swords (Meissen factory mark)
Lesley and Emma Sheafer , New York (until 1974; bequeathed to MMA)
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