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  • Figure. Woman holding a Hen. Meissen Porcelain Factory, Germany, Saxony, Meissen. Kändler, Johann Joachim (German, 1706-1775). She stands on a low whit circular base, encrusted with coloured flowers and foliage, and points with her right hand to a brown and white hen, which she carries on her left arm. She wears a black cap, wrapped with a white cloth knotted at the back. Her brown bodice has a black front with brown shoulder-straps, a white kerchief hanging down over her back, over a white chemise with turned up sleeves. A long white skirt is under a pale straw coloured apron, and she also wears white stockings and black shoes with pale straw bows. Hard-paste porcelain painted in enamels, height 20.3 cm, circa 1750. Acquisition Credit: Given by Lord and Lady Fisher through the National Art Collections Fund.
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