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Fluted Bowl

Manufacturer: Meissen Porcelain Manufactory

Decorator: Decoration attributed toAdam Friedrich von Löwenfinck

Date: c.1732-1735
Overall: 8.9 cm (3 1/2 in.)
Outside Diameter: 17.8 cm (7 in.)
Medium: Hard-paste porcelain with overglaze enamels, gilding
Credit Line: Gift of George and Helen Gardiner
Origin:Germany, Dresden, Meissen
Object number: G83.1.648
DescriptionA Meissen fluted bowl with 'Fabeltiere', attributed to Adam Friedrich von Löwenfinck (1714-54). The bowl closely fluted and with gilt scalloped rim, on each side an animal with whiskers and tails. The inside has insects, scattered leaves and flowers concealing the imperfections of the paste.