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Lovers with a birdcage

Factory:
Meissen Manufactory (German, 1710–present)
Modeler:
Johann Joachim Kändler (German, Fischbach 1706–1775 Meissen)
Date:
1736–38
Culture:
German, Meissen
Medium:
Hard paste-porcelain, gilt-bronze mount
Dimensions:
Height: 6 3/4 in. (17.1 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Gift of Irwin Untermyer, 1964
Accession Number:
64.101.61
Not on view
Marking: Unmarked
Lord Duveen ; Lucien Surmont (until 1912; sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, May 13, 1912, no. 89 ; sold for fcs 12,000 to Drey); Drey (from 1912) ; Irwin Untermyer (by 1956–64; to MMA)
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