Artist Johann Friedrich Eberlein, German, 1696-1749
Manufacturer Meissen Porcelain Manufactory, German, founded 1710
  • Oval Platter
Date between 1745 and 1765
Medium hard-paste porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold
Dimensions Overall: 1 7/8 × 15 1/8 × 10 5/8 inches (4.8 × 38.4 × 27 cm)
Credit Line Bequest of Ruth Nugent Head in memory of her mother, Anna E. Kresge, and her husband, Henry W. Nugent Head
Accession Number F1985.83.8
Department European Sculpture and Dec Arts
On View Fashionable Living: S330.2, Level 3 (see map)
Marks Marks, in underglaze blue, bottom center: [crossed swords with dot; Meissen factory mark
Impressed on bottom, near foot rim on right side: R
Marks, on underside, in red: F1985.83.8
Ruth Nugent Head;
1985-present, bequest to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Darr, Alan Phipps. "European Sculpture and Decorative Arts." Bulletin of the DIA: Annual Report 62, no. 3, (1986): pp. 22-24.