Help us bring life to art, and art to lives. Make a donation.

close_button
Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Joseph Fröhlich

Factory:
Meissen Manufactory (German, 1710–present)
Modeler:
Johann Joachim Kändler (German, Fischbach 1706–1775 Meissen)
Artist:
After a composition by Christian Friedrich Boetius (German, Leipzig 1706–1782 Dresden)
Date:
1736
Culture:
German, Meissen
Medium:
Hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Height: 9 13/16 in. (24.9 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Gift of R. Thornton Wilson, in memory of Hugo Catano, 1970
Accession Number:
1970.74
Not on view
Inscription: Painted in gold on suspenders: J · F 1736

Marking: Painted in underglaze blue on underside of base: Crossed swords, slash between hilts (Meissen factory mark)
R. Thornton Wilson (until 1970; to MMA)
Related Objects

The Court Jester Joseph Fröhlich

Artist: Meissen Manufactory (German, 1710–present) Date: 1739 Medium: Hard-paste porcelain Accession: 1982.60.305 On view in:Gallery 538

Joseph Fröhlich

Artist: Meissen Manufactory (German, 1710–present) Date: 1738 Medium: Hard-paste porcelain Accession: 64.101.126 On view in:Not on view

Snuffbox

Artist: Meissen Manufactory (German, 1710–present) Date: 1814–18 Medium: Porcelain, gilt bronze Accession: 83.2.111 On view in:Not on view

Buddhist Divinity

Artist: Meissen Manufactory (German, 1710–present) Date: ca. 1735–40 Medium: Hard-paste porcelain Accession: 33.109.3 On view in:Not on view

Plate

Artist: Meissen Manufactory (German, 1710–present) Date: ca. 1735 Medium: Hard-paste porcelain Accession: 17.203.4 On view in:Not on view