Artist after a model by Johann Joachim Kändler, German, 1706-1775
Manufacturer Meissen Porcelain Manufactory, German, founded 1710
  • Tureen in the Form of a Hen
Date c. 1734
Medium hard-paste porcelain, vitreous enamel
Dimensions 7 7/8 x 8 7/8 x 6 1/4 in. (20.0 x 22.5 x 15.9 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 F1985.82.2A
Department European Sculpture and Dec Arts
Not On View
Marks In underglaze blue, on underside of tureen, Meissen factory mark: crossed swords.
Baroness Mathilde von Rothschild
Darr, Alan Phipps, "European Sculpture and Decorative Arts," Bulletin of the DIA, vol. 62, no. 3, Annual Report 1986, pp. 22-24