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Candlestick (part of a service)

Factory:
Meissen Manufactory (German, 1710–present)
Date:
model introduced in 1739
Culture:
German, Meissen
Medium:
Hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
H. 9-7/16 in. (24.0 cm.)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Gift of R. Thornton Wilson, in memory of Florence Ellsworth Wilson, 1950
Accession Number:
50.211.234
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 533
Marking: [1] (on underside in underglaze blue) crossed swords (Meissen factory mark);
[2] (impressed in paste under glaze inside base) 46
R. Thornton Wilson (until 1950; to MMA)
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