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Plate, one of a pair


Meissen Porcelain Factory


c. 1726

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G319
Plate, one of a pair, Meissen Porcelain Factory
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Ceramics | Porcelain with enamel decoration
Size: 1 x 9 5/8 x 9 5/8 in. (2.54 x 24.45 x 24.45 cm)
Creation Place: Europe, Germany, Dresden
Culture: Europe, Germany
Style: 18th century
Physical Description: Plate, ceramic, one of a pair with dragon design in iron red and gold. In the center oof the plate two phoenix placed beak to beak, their tails so arranged as to make a medallion motif. A butterfly, or bee?, apppears near the birds outside of the medallio
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift from Mrs. Ridgely Hunt
Accession Number: 37.25.1
Artist: Meissen Porcelain Factory, Meissen, Germany, est. 1710
Role: Manufacturer
Life Dates: Meissen, Germany, est. 1710
Added to Site: February 28, 2009