Asia (one of a pair), Meissen Manufactory (German, 1710–present), Porcelain, gilt bronze, German, Meissen

Asia (one of a pair)

Manufactory:
Meissen Manufactory (German, 1710–present)
Modeler:
Johann Friedrich Eberlein (German, 1695–1749)
Modeler:
Peter Reinicke (1715–1768)
Modeler:
Johann Joachim Kändler (German, Fischbach 1706–1775 Meissen)
Date:
ca. 1745–55
Culture:
German, Meissen
Medium:
Porcelain, gilt bronze
Dimensions:
Overall (confirmed): 22 × 20 1/4 × 9 1/8 in. (55.9 × 51.4 × 23.2 cm); Height (figure): 12 in. (30.5 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Douglas Dillon, 2009
Accession Number:
2009.437.1
Not on view
Marking: Painted in underglaze blue enamel, partially obscured by mount: Crossed swords (Meissen factory mark)
[ Samy Chalom , until 1965; sold to Dillon ] ; Douglas Dillon (1965–2009; to MMA)