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Chinese figure with bird

Artist:
Meissen Manufactory (German, 1710–present)
Modeler:
Attributed to George Fritzsche (German, 1698–1756)
Date:
ca. 1727, mounts and flowers ca. 1750
Culture:
German (Meissen) with French mounts and Vincennes flowers
Medium:
Hard-paste porcelain with gilt-bronze mounts and soft-paste porcelain flowers
Dimensions:
Height: 12 in. (30.5 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
The Jack and Belle Linsky Collection, 1982
Accession Number:
1982.60.256
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 540
Marking: Painted in underglaze blue enamel on back of base: Crossed swords (Meissen factory mark)
Emma Budge (until 1937; sale, Paul Graupe, Berlin, September 27–29, 1937, lot 730); H.E. Bondy ; Otto and Magdalena Blohm , Hamburg ; Jack and Belle Linsky (until 1982; to MMA)
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