Artist manner of Johann Joachim Kändler, German, 1706-1775
Manufacturer Meissen Porcelain Manufactory, German, founded 1710
  • Mating Doves
Date late 18th or early 19th century
Medium hard-paste porcelain, vitreous enamel
Dimensions Overall: 8 3/8 × 11 3/8 × 7 5/8 inches (21.3 × 28.9 × 19.4 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 F1985.84
Department European Sculpture and Dec Arts
Not On View
Marks Marked, in underglaze blue, on underside of base: [crossed swords (Meissen factory mark)]
Ruth Nugent Head;
1985-present, bequest to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Darr, Alan Phipps. "European Sculpture and Decorative Arts," Bulletin of the DIA 62, no. 3 Annual Report (1986): pp. 22-24.