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Figurine (England), early 19th century

This is a Figurine. It was designed by Johann Joachim Kändler. 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.

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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