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Figurine (England), early 19th century

This is a Figurine. It was designed by Johann Joachim Kändler and manufactured by Spode Ceramic Works. It is dated early 19th century and we acquired it in 1952. Its medium is molded porcelain with overglaze decoration. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Irwin Untermyer, Esq.. It is credited Gift of Irwin Untermyer.

  • Firebird Figurine, 1920
  • molded, enameled porcelain.
  • The Henry and Ludmilla Shapiro Collection; Partial gift and partial purchase....
  • 1989-41-184

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 15.3 x 12 x 8 cm (6 x 4 3/4 x 3 1/8 in.)

It has the following markings

On underside, in red: "SPODE"

Cite this object as

Figurine (England), early 19th century; Designed by Johann Joachim Kändler (German, 1706–1775); molded porcelain with overglaze decoration; H x W x D: 15.3 x 12 x 8 cm (6 x 4 3/4 x 3 1/8 in.); Gift of Irwin Untermyer; 1952-17-2

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