Artist after a model by Frederick E. Meyer
Manufacturer Meissen Porcelain Manufactory, German, founded 1710
  • Africa and Europe
Date ca. 1760
Medium hard-paste porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold
Dimensions Overall: 9 × 6 1/4 × 6 1/4 inches (22.9 × 15.9 × 15.9 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Jacques Linsky
Accession Number 45.2
Department European Sculpture and Dec Arts
On View Decorative Arts S3B, Level 3 (see map)
Marks Marks, in underglaze blue, on side of base, below quiver of arrows: [crossed swords; Meissen factory mark]
Marks, on tape label, on underside of base: BX 65 .
Mr. and Mrs. Jacques Linsky (Long Island, New York, USA);
1945-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
"Africa, Messen Group." Bulletin of the Detroit Institute of Arts 24, no. 5 (1945): 69, p. 69 (ill.). [as by J. J. Kandler]