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Allegorical Figure Representing Africa

A work made of hard-paste porcelain, polychrome enamels, and gilding.
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  • A work made of hard-paste porcelain, polychrome enamels, and gilding.

Date:

1746

Artist:

Meissen Porcelain Factory
Germany, founded 1710
Modeled by Johann Joachim Kändler
German, 1706-1775

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Applied Arts of Europe

Artist

Meissen Porcelain Manufactory (Manufacturer)

Title

Allegorical Figure Representing Africa

Place

Meissen (Object made in)

Date

1746

Medium

Hard-paste porcelain, polychrome enamels, and gilding

Dimensions

14.7 × 15.1 × 10.1 cm (5 3/4 × 5 15/16 × 3 15/16 in.)

Credit Line

Mary Waller Langhorne Fund

Reference Number

1976.4a

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