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Figure of mine administrator

Manufacturer: Meissen Porcelain Manufactory

Modeler: Johann Joachim Kändler

Modeler: Peter Reinicke

Date: c.1750
Overall: 21.3 x 8.7 x 11.7 cm (8 3/8 x 3 7/16 x 4 5/8 in.)
Medium: hard-paste porcelain, enamel, and gold.
Credit Line: Gift of George and Helen Gardiner
Origin:Germany, Dresden, Meissen
Object number: G83.1.671
DescriptionA Meissen figure of a Mine Administrator (Oberberghauptmann) by J.J. Kaendler and P. Reinicke. The figure is looking to his left hand and holding an axe in his right hand. He wears a black hat and a long wig, a white parade uniform with red waistcoat and a black Bergleder. There is a sword in his belt, and the square base is applied with flowers and foliage.