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Identification and Creation
Object Number
BR58.25
People
Manufactured by Meissen Porcelain Manufactory, German (founded 1710)
Title
Five-lobed saucer
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
vessel
Date
1725-30
Places
Creation Place: Europe, Germany, Meissen
Culture
German
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/223471
Location
Level 1, Room 1510, Modern and Contemporary Art, Disrupt the View: Arlene Shechet at the Harvard Art Museums
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Physical Descriptions
Medium
Hard-paste porcelain decorated with polychrome enamels and gold
Dimensions
13.5 cm (5 5/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • manufacturer's mark: [bottom]: decorated with underglaze blue crossed swords of the Meissen porcelain manufactory
  • collector's mark: [bottom]: inscribed and painted in black overglaze enamel with the Johanneum mark: N-165 W
  • maker's mark: Incised on footring: ..
  • label: [bottom]: sticker printed with black ink, accession number BR58.25
Provenance
August II, Elector of Saxony and King in Poland, The Japanese Palace, Dresden. Ilse Bischoff, Hartland, Vermont, gift; to Busch-Reisinger Museum, 1958
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Gift of Ilse Bischoff
Accession Year
1958
Object Number
BR58.25
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Exhibition History

Disrupt the View: Arlene Shechet at the Harvard Art Museums, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 07/01/2022 - 07/06/2025

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