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Figure of a Savoyard-bagpiper

Manufacturer: Meissen Porcelain Manufactory

Modeler: Johann Joachim Kändler

Modeler: Frederich Elias Meyer

Date: c.1741-1745
Dimensions:
Overall: 24 x 12 cm (9 7/16 x 4 3/4 in.)
Medium: hard-paste porcelain, enamel, and gold.
Credit Line: Gift of George and Helen Gardiner
Origin:Germany, Dresden, Meissen
Object number: G83.1.664
DescriptionMeissen figure of a bagpiper modelled by J. J. Kaendler, wearing a black hat, red cloak lined in grey over a blue jacket, with yellow trousers and shirt. He stands on an oval flat base applied with leaves and flowers. He plays a large pale grey bagpipe.