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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2020.27
People
Manufactured by Meissen Porcelain Manufactory, German (founded 1710)
Designed by Johann Joachim Kaendler (1706 - 1775)
Title
Tureen
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
vessel
Date
c. 1730
Culture
German
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/366702
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 in polychrome enamels and gold
Technique
Mold-made
Dimensions
23.4 cm (9 3/16 in.)
Provenance
Possibly sold [through Sotheby's] [1]; to Ilse Bischoff, Hartland, Vermont, by 1953, [2] bequest; to Timotheus Pohl, Hartland Vermont, December 5, 1990, gift; to Busch-Reisinger Museum, 2020

Notes
[1] A handwritten note inside of the tureen indicates it was purchased from Sotheby's

[2] The tureen is mentioned and illustrated in an article published by Ilse Bischof in "The Magazine Antiques," in June 1953, at which time it was already in her possession.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Gift of Timotheus R. Pohl
Accession Year
2020
Object Number
2020.27
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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