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Bottle, after a Japanese Original

Manufacturer: Meissen Porcelain Manufactory

Date: c.1730
Overall: 26.7 x 10 cm (10 1/2 x 3 15/16 in.)
Medium: Hard-paste porcelain with overglaze enamels
Credit Line: The Macdonald Collection
Origin:Germany, Dresden, Meissen
Object number: G05.11.5
DescriptionMeissen pear-shaped bottle vase, after a Japanese original. It is raised on a circular foot rim, and enamelled in the Kakiemon style with the Three Friends of Winter issuing from banded hedges. It has birds in flight above, and the slender neck is scattered with florets.