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Identification and Creation
Object Number
BR36.23
People
Manufactured by Meissen Porcelain Manufactory, German (founded 1710)
Modeled by Johann Joachim Kändler, German (Fischbach 1706-1775 Meissen)
Title
Fisherwoman
Classification
Sculpture
Work Type
figurine, sculpture
Date
1740-48
Places
Creation Place: Europe, Germany, Meissen
Culture
German
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/226016
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Hard-paste porcelain decorated with polychrome enamels
Technique
Mold-made
Dimensions
19.2 x 11 x 6.5 cm (7 9/16 x 4 5/16 x 2 9/16 in.)
Provenance
[Hyam and Co., London], sold; to Busch-Reisinger Museum, 1936
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Museum Collection
Accession Year
1936
Object Number
BR36.23
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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