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America (one of a pair)

Manufactory:
Meissen Manufactory (German, 1710–present)
Modeler:
Johann Friedrich Eberlein (German, 1695–1749)
Modeler:
Peter Reinicke (1715–1768)
Modeler:
Johann Joachim Kändler (German, Fischbach 1706–1775 Meissen)
Date:
ca. 1745–55
Culture:
German, Meissen
Medium:
Porcelain, gilt bronze
Dimensions:
Overall (confirmed): 21 1/2 × 20 1/4 × 9 1/4 in. (54.6 × 51.4 × 23.5 cm); Height (figure): 10 5/8 in. (27 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Douglas Dillon, 2009
Accession Number:
2009.437.2
Not on view
[ Samy Chalom , until 1965; sold to Dillon ] ; Mrs. Douglas Dillon (1965–2009; to MMA)
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