Manufacturer Meissen Porcelain Manufactory, German, founded 1710
  • Sunflower Dish
Date ca. 1746
Medium hard-paste porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold
Dimensions Overall: 2 1/4 × 8 7/8 × 9 5/8 inches (5.7 × 22.5 × 24.4 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 F1985.101
Department European Sculpture and Dec Arts
Not On View
Marks Marked, underglaze blue: [crossed swords (Meissen factory mark)]
Ruth Nugent Head (New York, New York, USA);
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.