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Figure Of A Dog (Germany), 18th century

This is a Figure of a dog. It was made by Meissen Porcelain Factory. It is dated 18th century and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is enameled porcelain. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Day series in a post titled A Royal Menagerie … and Then Some.

It is credited Bequest of Erskine Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 20 x 28 x 11.4 cm (7 7/8 in. x 11 in. x 4 1/2 in.)

It has the following markings

On underside bottom right of tail, in blue underglaze: two crossed swords; stamped on underside of base: "6", "1", and "7"

Cite this object as

Figure Of A Dog (Germany), 18th century; Made by Meissen Porcelain Factory (Germany); enameled porcelain; H x W x D: 20 x 28 x 11.4 cm (7 7/8 in. x 11 in. x 4 1/2 in.); Bequest of Erskine Hewitt; 1938-57-560

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