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Figure of a Plant in an Urn Figure, 18th century

This is a Figure. It was manufactured by Meissen Porcelain Factory. It is dated 18th century and we acquired it in 1992. Its medium is porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold . It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Wendy Vanderbilt Lehman. It is credited Gift of Wendy Vanderbilt Lehman.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 10.5 × 7.5 × 6.6 cm (4 1/8 × 2 15/16 × 2 5/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Underside: [1] double crossed swords, painted in underglaze blue (Meissen Porcelain Manufactory mark) [2] "5" and "E88", written in pencil (very faint)

It is signed

Unsigned

It is inscribed

Uninscribed

Cite this object as

Figure of a Plant in an Urn Figure, 18th century; Manufactured by Meissen Porcelain Factory (Germany); porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold ; H x W x D: 10.5 × 7.5 × 6.6 cm (4 1/8 × 2 15/16 × 2 5/8 in.); Gift of Wendy Vanderbilt Lehman; 1992-5-30

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