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Plate with scene of Fort Snelling


Meissen Porcelain Factory


c. 1865

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Plate with scene of Fort Snelling, Meissen Porcelain Factory
Plate with scene of Fort Snelling: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Ceramics | Porcelain with enamel and gilt decoration
Size: 1 7/16 x 9 13/16 x 9 13/16 in. (3.65 x 24.92 x 24.92 cm)
Creation Place: Europe, Germany, Meissen
Culture: Europe, Germany
Style: 19th century
Inscriptions: Mark on bottom, in blue: [(crossed swords)]
Physical Description: plate with pink rim; central painted design of river landscape with Fort Snelling on cliff at R; birds in foreground; American eagle with shield and ribbon at top center
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of funds from Mrs. Eunice Dwan
Accession Number: 2004.10
Artist: Meissen Porcelain Factory, Meissen, Germany, est. 1710
Role: Manufacturer
Life Dates: Meissen, Germany, est. 1710
Added to Site: March 1, 2009