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Figure of a miner

Manufacturer: Meissen Porcelain Manufactory

Modeler: Johann Joachim Kändler

Modeler: Peter Reinicke

Date: c.1750
Overall: 20 x 7.7 x 9.1 cm (7 7/8 x 3 1/16 x 3 9/16 in.)
Medium: hard-paste porcelain, enamel, and gold.
Credit Line: Gift of George and Helen Gardiner
Origin:Germany, Dresden, Meissen
Object number: G83.1.672
DescriptionA Meissen figure of a miner (Bergmann) modelled by J.J. Kaendler and P. Reinicke, standing in black, white and gold uniform holding an axe over his right shoulder. He is on a mound base with flowers.