Swan Service Charger, 1737–41
This is a Charger. It was modeled by Johann Joachim Kändler and made by Meissen Porcelain Factory and production directed by Count Henrich Graf Brühl. It is dated 1737–41 and we acquired it in 1950. Its medium is glazed, enameled, gilt, and molded porcelain. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.
Its dimensions are
H x diam.: 6.6 x 38.2 cm (2 5/8 x 15 1/16 in.)
It has the following markings
On underside, Meissen double crossed swords underglaze blue
Cite this object as
Swan Service Charger, 1737–41; Made by Meissen Porcelain Factory (Germany); Germany; glazed, enameled, gilt, and molded porcelain; H x diam.: 6.6 x 38.2 cm (2 5/8 x 15 1/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of Commander Henry H. Gorringe; 1950-130-1
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Rococo: The Continuing Curve 1730-2008.