The Thrown Kiss

Modeler: Johann Joachim Kändler (German, Fischbach 1706–1775 Meissen)
Factory: Meissen Manufactory (German, 1710–present)
Artist: Figure of lady after an engraving by Pierre Filloeul (French, Abbeville 1696–after 1754 Paris)
Artist: After a painting by Jean-Baptiste Joseph Pater (French, Valenciennes 1695–1736 Paris)
Date: 1736
Culture: German, Meissen
Medium: Hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions: Height (lady, .47): 5 1/2 in. (14 cm); Height (gentleman, .48): 5 3/4 in. (14.6 cm)
Classification: Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line: Gift of Irwin Untermyer, 1964
Accession Number: 64.101.47, .48

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