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Imitation Meissen Cane Handles Cane Handles, 19th century

This is a cane handles. It was after Meissen Porcelain Manufactory. It is dated 19th century and we acquired it in 1931. Its medium is porcelain, vitreous enamel. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Abram S. Hewitt. It is credited Gift of Mrs. Abram S. Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

L x W x D (cane handle a): 6.5 × 4.2 × 4.2 cm (2 9/16 × 1 5/8 × 1 5/8 in.) L x W x D (cane handle b): 6.5 × 4.5 × 4.2 cm (2 9/16 × 1 3/4 × 1 5/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Cane handle a (along edge) [1] crossed swords with horizontal dash through center, painted in underglaze blue (imitation Meissen mark, Samson, Edmé & Cie Porcelain Factory mark) [2] remnants of old label over painted decoration Cane handle b (along edge) [1] crossed swords with horizontal dash through center, painted in underglaze blue (imitation Meissen mark, Samson, Edmé & Cie Porcelain Factory mark) [2] remnants of old label on inside of cane handle

It is signed

Unsigned

It is inscribed

Uninscribed

Cite this object as

Imitation Meissen Cane Handles Cane Handles, 19th century; After Meissen Porcelain Manufactory (Germany); Germany; porcelain, vitreous enamel; L x W x D (cane handle a): 6.5 × 4.2 × 4.2 cm (2 9/16 × 1 5/8 × 1 5/8 in.) L x W x D (cane handle b): 6.5 × 4.5 × 4.2 cm (2 9/16 × 1 3/4 × 1 5/8 in.); Gift of Mrs. Abram S. Hewitt; 1931-44-13-a,b

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Rococo: The Continuing Curve 1730-2008.

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