Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Chinese man

Factory:
Meissen Manufactory (German, 1710–present)
Date:
1745–50
Culture:
German, Meissen
Medium:
Hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Height: 4 5/8 in. (11.7 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
The Lesley and Emma Sheafer Collection, Bequest of Emma A. Sheafer, 1973
Accession Number:
1974.356.413
Not on view
Marking: Painted in underglaze blue, on back of base at rim: Crossed swords (Meissen factory mark)
Lesley and Emma Sheafer , New York (until 1974; bequeathed to MMA)
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