Artist after a model by Johann Joachim Kändler, German, 1706-1775
Manufacturer Meissen Porcelain Manufactory, German, founded 1710
Title
  • Pair of Covered Vases
Date ca. 1735
Medium hard paste porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold; silver, gold
Dimensions Overall: 14 3/4 × 9 3/4 × 7 1/8 inches (37.5 × 24.8 × 18.1 cm)
Body: 11 1/16 × 9 3/4 × 7 1/8 inches (28.1 × 24.8 × 18.1 cm)
Lid: 4 1/16 × 2 15/16 × 2 5/8 inches (10.3 × 7.5 × 6.7 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James S. Whitcomb
Accession Number V2018.4
Department European Sculpture and Dec Arts
Not On View
Count Heinrich Graf von Brühl (Dresden, Germany)
Catalina Von Pannwitz-Roth, "De Hartekamp," Heemstede, The Netherlands
by 1949, Forsyth Wickes (New York, New York, USA);
by 1961, Rosenberg & Stiebel (dealer), New York, New York, USA;
purchased by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA) with funds from Mr. and Mrs. James S. Whitcomb
von Falke, O. "Meissener Barockvasen." Pantheon 9 (February 1932): pp. 13, 56-58 (fig. 2).

Masterpieces of European Porcelain. Exh. cat., Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1949, cat. 332, pl. IV.

Bulletin of the DIA 40, nos. 3 and 4 (1960-61): pp. 59-62, p. 60 (ill.).

Davidson, R. "Features." Antiques, January 1962, p. 320.