Chinese Couple, Meissen Manufactory (German, 1710–present), Hard-paste porcelain, German, Meissen

Chinese Couple

Factory:
Meissen Manufactory (German, 1710–present)
Modeler:
Johann Joachim Kändler (German, Fischbach 1706–1775 Meissen)
Date:
ca. 1737
Culture:
German, Meissen
Medium:
Hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Height (each): 7 1/16 in. (17.9 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
The Jack and Belle Linsky Collection, 1982
Accession Number:
1982.60.319, .320
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 538
Marking: Painted on underside of unglazed base of man: Crossed swords (Meissen factory mark)
R. W. M. Walker, Esq. (until 1945; sale, Christie's, London, July 25, 1945, lot 10) ; [ Rochelle Thomas ] ; [ James A. Lewis and Son, Inc. ] ; Jack and Belle Linsky (until 1982; to MMA)