Plate, one of a pair
On View In:
Gallery 319
Artist:   Meissen Porcelain Factory  
Title:   Plate, one of a pair  
Date:   c. 1726  
Medium:   Porcelain with enamel decoration  
Dimensions:   1 x 9 5/8 x 9 5/8 in. (2.54 x 24.45 x 24.45 cm)  
Credit Line:   Gift from Mrs. Ridgely Hunt  
Location:   Gallery 319  

Name:   Meissen Porcelain Factory  
Role:   Manufacturer  
Life Dates:   Meissen, Germany, est. 1710  

Object Description  
Classification:   Ceramics  
Physical Description:   Plate, ceramic, one of a pair with dragon design in iron red and gold. In the center oof the plate two phoenix placed beak to beak, their tails so arranged as to make a medallion motif. A butterfly, or bee?, apppears near the birds outside of the medallion.  
Creation Place:   Europe, Germany, , , Dresden  
Accession #:   37.25.1  
Owner:   The Minneapolis Institute of Arts