Sconce (one of a pair), Meissen Manufactory (German, 1710–present), Hard-paste porcelain, German, Meissen

Sconce (one of a pair)

Factory:
Meissen Manufactory (German, 1710–present)
Modeler:
Johann Joachim Kändler (German, Fischbach 1706–1775 Meissen)
Modeler:
Johann Friedrich Eberlein (German, 1695–1749)
Date:
ca. 1742
Culture:
German, Meissen
Medium:
Hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Height: 20 5/8 in. (52.4 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Gift of Irwin Untermyer, 1970
Accession Number:
1970.277.13
Not on view
Inscription: Writtin in pencil on back: 44 516

Marking: Painted in underglaze blue enamel on underside: Crossed swords (Meissen factory mark)
Irwin Untermyer (until 1970; to MMA)