The Lovers

The Lovers

c. 1740

modeled by

Johann Friedrich Eberlein

(German, 1696-1749)


Meissen Porcelain Factory


Porcelain with enamel decoration

Overall: 15.3 x 15.3 cm (6 x 6 in.)

Gift of Judge Irwin Untermyer 1950.79


Though closely related to the style of modeling developed at Meissen by Kaendler, this group was executed by his chief assistant, Eberlein. The intense colors of the figural decorations are characteristic of Meissen production before about 1750.

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