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Mezzetin, after a Meissen original

Modeler: Modelled after original byJohann Joachim Kändler

Modeler: Modelled after original byPeter Reinicke

Date: c.1755-1765
Dimensions:
Overall: 11.7 x 6.7 cm (4 5/8 x 2 5/8 in.)
Medium: Salt-glazed stoneware
Credit Line: Gift of George and Helen Gardiner
Origin:England, Staffordshire
Object number: G83.1.962
DescriptionA Staffordshire coloured salt-glaze stoneware figure of Mezzetin from the Meissen model by J. J. Kaendler and P. Reinicke. It is in brown snood, brown ruff, mottled blue jacket and pale mottled pink cloak. As well as brown breeches and dark shoes, and is standing before a tree-stump on a green mound base.