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Figural Group of a Cherub and a Seated Lady Figure, 18th century

This is a figure. It was manufactured by Meissen Porcelain Manufactory. It is dated 18th century and we acquired it in 1967. Its medium is hard paste porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Paul Manheim. It is credited Gift of Paul Manheim.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 10.5 × 13 × 9 cm (4 1/8 × 5 1/8 × 3 9/16 in.)

It has the following markings

At base: [1] double crossed swords, painted in underglaze blue (Meissen Porcelain Manufactory mark)

It is signed

Unsigned

It is inscribed

Uninscribed

Cite this object as

Figural Group of a Cherub and a Seated Lady Figure, 18th century; Manufactured by Meissen Porcelain Manufactory (Germany); hard paste porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold; H x W x D: 10.5 × 13 × 9 cm (4 1/8 × 5 1/8 × 3 9/16 in.); Gift of Paul Manheim; 1967-92-13

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