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Brighella

Factory:
Meissen Manufactory (German, 1710–present)
Factory director:
Böttger Period (1713–1720)
Modeler:
Benjamin Thomae (1682–1751)
Date:
ca. 1710–12
Culture:
German, Meissen
Medium:
Stoneware with unfired colors
Dimensions:
Overall (confirmed): 9 15/16 x 4 11/16 x 4 1/2 in. (25.2 x 11.9 x 11.4 cm); Height (of base): 3 in. (7.6cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Pottery
Credit Line:
Gift of R. Thornton Wilson, in memory of Florence Ellsworth Wilson, 1954
Accession Number:
54.147.66
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 533
Marking: Under base, in black enamel:
[1] 1211 (indistinct)
[2] monogram JRT (incuse)
[3] 614 b
Tornov ; Empress Frederick (until d. 1901) ; Princess Margaret, Landgravine of Hesse-Cassel (by 1896) ; Robert von Hirsch (to Wilson, through Rosenberg and Steibel)
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