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Pair of Gardeners

Factory:
Royal Porcelain Manufactory (Danish, 1775–present)
Modeler:
or Repairer: Andreas Hald (active Copenhagen, 1781–97)
Modeler:
or Repairer: J.J. Smidt (active 1778–1807)
Date:
ca. 1786
Culture:
Danish, Copenhagen
Medium:
Hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Height (.218): 8 in. (20.3 cm); Height (.219): 7 1/2 in. (19.1 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
The Jack and Belle Linsky Collection, 1982
Accession Number:
1982.60.218, .219
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 543
Marking: Painted in underglaze blue enamel on the back of each base: Three waves, vertically (factory mark); Incised on base of .218: AH (mark of Andreas Hald); Incised on base of .219: script S (mark of J.J. Smidt)
[sale, Christie's, London , March 22, 1965, lot 87 ] ; Jack and Belle Linsky (until 1982; to MMA)
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