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Identification and Creation
Object Number
BR62.103
People
Manufactured by Meissen Porcelain Manufactory, German (founded 1710)
Designed by Johann Friedrich Eberlein, German (Dresden 1695 - 1749 Meissen)
Title
Plate with Alt Brandenstein relief
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
vessel
Date
c. 1741-45
Places
Creation Place: Europe, Germany, Meissen
Culture
German
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/222934
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Hard-paste porcelain decorated with polychrome enamels
Dimensions
23.2 cm (9 1/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • manufacturer's mark: [bottom]: decorated with underglaze blue enamel crossed swords of the Meissen porcelain manufactory
  • collector's mark: [bottom]: sticker inscribed with black ink "Meissen, c. 1750, 440.c"
  • maker's mark: [bottom] : incised 56, thrower's/modeler's mark
  • label: [bottom]: remaining adhesive of stickers that have been removed
  • inscription: [bottom]: red ink, accession number BR 1962.103
Provenance
Dr. Hans Syz, Greens Farms, Connecticut, gift; to Busch-Reisinger Museum, 1962.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Gift of Dr. Hans Syz
Accession Year
1962
Object Number
BR62.103
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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