Venus, Meissen Manufactory (German, 1710–present), Hard-paste porcelain, German, Meissen

Venus

Factory:
Meissen Manufactory (German, 1710–present)
Modeler:
Figure modeled by Johann Friedrich Eberlein (German, 1695–1749)
Modeler:
Pedestal modeled by Johann Gottlieb Ehder
Date:
ca. 1744
Culture:
German, Meissen
Medium:
Hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Height: 11 1/2 in. (29.2 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Bequest of John L. Cadwalader, 1914
Accession Number:
14.58.46
Not on view
Marking: In underglaze blue on back of pedestal, under gilding: illegible mark, possibly crossed swords (Meissen factory mark)
John L. Cadwalader (until 1914; bequeathed to MMA)