Designer Johann Friedrich Eberlein, German, 1696-1749
Manufacturer Meissen Porcelain Manufactory, German, founded 1710
Title
  • Candlestick
Date ca. 1742
Medium hard-paste porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold
Dimensions Overall: 9 1/4 × 6 3/16 × 6 3/8 inches (23.5 × 15.7 × 16.2 cm)
Credit Line Bequest of Ruth Nugent Head in memory of her mother, Anna E. Kresge, and her husband, Henry W. Nugent Head
Accession Number F1985.88.3
Department European Sculpture and Dec Arts
On View Decorative Arts S3B, Level 3 (see map)
Marks Factory mark, on underside, inside foot ring, in underglaze blue: [crossed swords]
Heinrich, Count von Brühl (Brühl Palace, Dresden, Germany);
by 1968, Ruth Nugent Head (New York, New York);
1985-present, bequest to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Darr, Alan Phipps. "European Sculpture and Decorative Arts." Bulletin of the Detroit Institute of Arts 62, no. 3 (1986): 22–24, p. 24.

Bodinek, Claudia. "Ein Meissener Porzellanservice für den Grafen — Das Brühl'sche Allerlei." Keramos 235/236 (2017): 5–134, pp. 54, 133, no. UB-2 (ill.).