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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2020.36
People
Manufactured by Meissen Porcelain Manufactory, German (founded 1710)
Painted by Joseph Philipp Dannhöfer, German (1712 - 1790)
Painted by Christian Daniel Busch, German (Torgau 1722/23 - 1797)
Title
Waste Bowl
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
vessel
Date
1725-1735
Places
Creation Place: Europe, Germany, Meissen
Culture
German
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/366719
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
Dimensions
7.4 x 18 cm (2 15/16 x 7 1/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • label: bottom: M137634 Schiffman 211 (538) [collector's mark for Edward G. Schiffman]
  • inscription: bottom, black paint: 323 [?]
  • label: inside of waste bowl, printed text: 103-205660, Item 7, Timotheus R. Pohl, Sale 6609, Lot 209, An Early Meissen
Provenance
Dr. Edward G. Schiffman sold [through Sotheby's New York, October 20, 1994, lot 209]; to Timotheus Pohl, Hartland, Vermont, gift; to Busch-Reisinger Museum, 2020
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Gift of Timotheus R. Pohl
Accession Year
2020
Object Number
2020.36
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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