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Africa and Europe, ca. 1760

  • Meissen Porcelain Manufactory, German, founded 1710
  • Frederick E. Meyer

Hard-paste porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold

  • Overall: 9 × 6 1/4 × 6 1/4 inches (22.9 × 15.9 × 15.9 cm)

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Jacques Linsky

45.2

On View

  • Decorative Arts S3B

Department

European Sculpture and Dec Arts

  • Allegory
  • Children (people by age group)
  • Gilding
  • Hard paste porcelain
  • Ceramic
  • Gold
  • Figurine
  • Vitreous enamel
  • Polychrome
  • Europe
  • Meissen
  • Africa
  • Lion
  • Elephant

Mr. and Mrs. Jacques Linsky (Long Island, New York, USA); 1945-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

"Africa, Messen Group." Bulletin of the Detroit Institute of Arts 24, no. 5 (1945): 69, p. 69 (ill.). [as by J. J. Kandler]

Meissen Porcelain Manufactory; after a model by Frederick E. Meyer, Africa and Europe, ca. 1760, hard-paste porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Jacques Linsky, 45.2.