Monkey riding a dog

Factory:
Mennecy
Date:
ca. 1745–50
Culture:
French, Mennecy
Medium:
Soft-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
6 3/16 × 4 3/4 in. (15.7 × 12.1 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
The Lesley and Emma Sheafer Collection, Bequest of Emma A. Sheafer, 1973
Accession Number:
1974.356.586
Not on view
Marking: Incised on bottom, letters glazed-filled: D V (factory mark)
Fitzhenry (until 1909; sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, December 13–16, 1909, no. 84); Mme. G. Brasseur , Paris (until 1928; sale, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, June 1, 1928, no. 78); [ Rosenberg and Stiebel, Inc. , New York, 1960; sold to Mr. and Mrs. Sheafer ] ; Lesley and Emma Sheafer , New York (1960–74; bequeathed to MMA)