Allegorical Figure of "Europe" Figure
This is a figure. It was attributed to Johann Joachim Kändler and Johann Friedrich Eberlein and produced by Meissen Porcelain Factory and manufactured by Meissen Porcelain Manufactory and after Gottfried Bernhard Götz and modeled by Peter Reinicke. It is dated ca. 1760 and we acquired it in 1960. Its medium is hard paste porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.
This object was
Estate of James Hazen Hyde.
It is credited
Gift of the Estate of James Hazen Hyde.
Its dimensions are
H x W x D: 25.4 x 28 x 21.5 cm (10 in. x 11 in. x 8 7/16 in.)
It has the following markings
Underside:  double crossed swords, painted in underglaze blue (Meissen Porcelain Manufactory mark)  a number (?), written on paper label (very faded)  remnant of a paper label
It is signed
It is inscribed
Cite this object as
Allegorical Figure of "Europe" Figure; Attributed to Johann Joachim Kändler (German, 1706–1775); Germany; hard paste porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold; H x W x D: 25.4 x 28 x 21.5 cm (10 in. x 11 in. x 8 7/16 in.); Gift of the Estate of James Hazen Hyde; 1960-1-28-b