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at back of base: (Meissen porcelain crossed swords)

Marks and Labels

FM: Meissen


Dr. and Mrs. [Eleanore Elkins Widener] Alexander Hamilton Rice; her son, George D. Widener Jr. [1889-1971]; bequest 1972 to NGA.

Exhibition History
Fanciful Flourishes: Ornament in European Graphic Art and Related Objects, 1300-1800, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1994, brochure, no. 56, as Candelabrum and Girandole: Swan Among Rushes by Johann Joachim Kaendler and French 18th Century.
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