Quetzal (one of a pair)

Factory:
Meissen Manufactory (German, 1710–present)
Modeler:
Johann Joachim Kändler (German, Fischbach 1706–1775 Meissen)
Date:
1733
Culture:
German, Meissen
Medium:
Hard-paste porcelain, gilt bronze
Dimensions:
Height: 11 in. (27.9 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Gift of Irwin Untermyer, 1964
Accession Number:
64.101.26
Not on view
Inscription: Sticker on underside: S.L. 4346.184/ Untermyer

Marking: Painted in underglaze blue enamel at back of base: crossed swords (Meissen factory mark)
Japanese Palace, Dresden ; Drach Collection, Vienna ; Irwin Untermyer (by 1956–64; to MMA)